New Brunswick campaigns to engage student voters

April 14, 2008

Elections New Brunswick is hoping that students at New Brunswick Community College will sign up to vote in upcoming municipal elections.  Students are encouraged to register either in the town where they are studying, or in their hometowns.  Students often feel disconnected from both their hometowns and their campus homes come election time, and they pass up the chance to vote. Students might get more interested in municipal politics if they considered noise bylaws, for example.  The Telegraph-Journal