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Sat Feb 27, 2016, 10:17 AM

The University of Texas in Austin VOTES

Please excuse the source (local Fox news station) - but the story is good!! Lots of interest in voting this primary at the University of Texas. This can only be good for Bernie

“I'm just really glad to be alive in a time when we have so much involvement from people in my age group that are really concerned about the future of our country,” said Joseph Trahan with the University Democrats.



By: Jennifer Kendall

Posted:Feb 25 2016 08:19PM CST

Updated:Feb 25 2016 09:49PM CST

Friday is the last day for early voting during the 2016 primary elections and one group of people who have come out in large numbers this year are students.

Students at the University of Texas are hitting the polls in larger numbers than previous early voting primary elections.

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“UT Votes was able to register just over 430 people in the week leading up to the deadline for registration in order to vote for the primary,” Tessa Tigar-Cross who works with UT Votes said.

As of Wednesday night, the Travis County Clerk's office reported more than 3,900 students and faculty voted at the University of Texas Flawn Academic Center during early voting primaries. That's triple the number of early ballots cast at the university's only polling site during the 2014 primary ...

Rest of story here: http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/97718794-story

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Sat Feb 27, 2016, 10:26 AM

1. I think Bernie may have quite a few supporters at colleges

 

"...Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a democratic socialist, who's shown himself to try and be the champion of a lot of the youth, specifically those who are in college debt," Trahan said.

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Sat Feb 27, 2016, 03:42 PM

2. And the parents of those in college, too.

 

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