Registered and ready: Yes, we can be bothered to vote

washuvoteslogo2Today is National Voter Registration day, so how are Washington University students participating?

“There are a lot of myths about voting, including the persistent narrative that young people can’t be bothered to vote,” said Cassie Klosterman, voter engagement fellow at the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement and a 2016 graduate in Arts & Sciences at Washington University. “That is not true at Washington University. Students here are not only registering to vote, they are engaging in the issues.”

Read here in The Source how the Gephardt Institute’s initiative Wash U Votes is not only registering students, but encouraging lifelong participation in the political process.