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Old 04-24-2016, 08:39 PM
Lord Feldon Lord Feldon is offline
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Originally Posted by Schnitte View Post
Surely they can't just let anybody vote who shows up at a polling station on election day, so some pre-screening of that sort is necessary and reasonable.
Except some states do exactly that. You can show up at a polling place and register to vote on the spot.

Originally Posted by elfkin477 View Post
Students' residency is based upon where they lived when they were accepted to the school, and they're expected to vote (often by absentee ballot) in their home state.
No. Students have a legal right to vote where they reside for the purpose of attending college. (I was in college in 2008, and you couldn't take three steps without an Obama volunteer asking you if you were registered to vote at your university address.)