GUEST ROOM | Your Vote Matters

When juxtaposed with the housing and location stability that many adults enjoy, it’s no wonder that our voter participation rates are so staggering. With the addition of on-campus polling places this year due to fierce student advocacy, voting will become a little easier for some Cornellians. However, since significant percentages of our domestic student population live outside of New York state, in order to participate in this year’s elections, they likely will have had to navigate the same absentee ballot request process that I struggled with.