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Why should you register to vote?

Why should you register to vote?

Joseph Hernandez, Junior Copyeditor

September 18, 2020

At VoteTexas.gov, you can check if you already are registered to vote and where. Per VoteTexas, you can register to vote if...: “You are a United States citizen You are a resident of the county where you submit the application;  You are at least 17 years and 10 months old, and yo...

Roadrunners, voting matters

Roadrunners, voting matters

Isabella Briseno, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2020

Most UTSA students have walked in front of the McKinney Humanities building and been confronted with the same questions: “Are you registered to vote?” “Do you know when the next election is?” These questions may come across as repetitive. However, in today’s political climate and in a pla...

Muffled voices: voter suppression in 2018

A march against voter suppression.

Adrianne Kristianto

November 14, 2018

Registering was easy. Showing up to the county election department and casting a vote was another story altogether. Texas was ranked 45th in voter registration and dead last in voter turnout in 2014. The low turnout is in part because Texas voters face some significant obstacles to the free and fair...

MOVE SA talks voting at voter guide launch

MOVE San Antonio unveiled the digital version of their new “voter guide” for the 2016 election. The guide is avaible at movesanantonio.org. 
Photo by Benjamin Shirani , The Paisano

Gaige Davila

September 21, 2016

MOVE San Antonio, a non-profit organization that encourages young voters to get politically engaged, will be registering voters on National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) at UTSA’s Main Campus and The Block on Sep. 27 Although NVRD focuses on registering voters for this year’s e...