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Pamphlet urges students to ‘do it in the ballot booth’

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Seen: A note slipped under my door which read something like ‘Do it in the ballot booth.’ Apparently some student organization wanted to use an attention-getting message to get students to vote at the Mansfield Community Center, the closest polling place to campus.

Seen: Several of my friends had ‘I voted today’ badges on Facebook. That’s nice because anyone who sent in an absentee ballot did not get a sticker :(.

Heard: The identity of three UConn students was challenged by election checkers at the polls. The moderator rejected the challenges.

Aside from a UConn ID and verification from the university registrar, most students don’t have ID which bears their dorm address.

Categories: General
Jay Polansky