Trevor Dolan on the importance of voting for University of Michigan students.
People aged 18 to 29 composed 19 percent of the electorate in the 2012 election. This 19 percent had enormous sway, and 60 percent of them voted for President Barack Obama. Our capacity to affect our country’s political future is significant, and we all have a responsibility to acknowledge this capacity by exercising our right to vote. The right to vote gives students a voice.
The article examines the importance of the youth vote for bringing positive change to Michigan.