Banning the Vote | Alternet


All across the country, college students are being denied the right to vote in their adopted hometowns — effectively banning them from local politics.

Except their vote isn’t welcome in Brunswick, Maine. Or in Prairie View, Texas. Or, as a matter of fact, in Utica, New York. All of these college towns — and many others — have local statutes that limit students from establishing residency and registering to vote. Continue reading