“Why Your Vote Matters”

Bobbi Gentry Speaks on Constitution Day

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  • Bobbi Gentry, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, moderated a discussion on Constitution Day about her experiences regarding youth voting and why it matters.

    Photo by Alexis Brown

  • “Youth voting matters because you matter,” said Gentry.

  • “The way that people look at youth voters, that they don’t care about politics, is wrong,” Gentry said.

    Photo by Alexis Brown

  • “The issue for college student voting continues through today. Challenges of equal protection for registering college students to vote occur at every national election.”

  • “Often, the issue in registering college students to vote is residency. How long must a person reside in a location before they are allowed to vote?”

  • Gentry leads a discussion on Constitution Day, a day that recognizes the adoption of the Constitution in the United States.

    Photo by Alexis Brown

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