Phi Beta Cons

Re: Credit for Campaigning

This reminds me of a scheme I saw in college (not by the administration): Fliers encouraging students from swing states to register at home instead of in Illinois. Because of the way election laws work, students who live in one state (even just in summer) and go to school in another can vote in either, making it possible for them to direct their votes to where they count most, thus increasing the power of college students.

Questions to readers: Is this sort of thing common where you work/go to school? And when will the government finally pass a law mandating which way out-of-state students vote?
On the latter, I could see arguments either way, but overall I think that because students are at school for more than half the year, they should vote there.

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