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Michigan / Student Voters #460179

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 05, 1971
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(Studio) If court trend conts. to allow students to vote where attend school, youths may sway balance of power in local elections.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Ypsilanti, Michigan) Michigan Supreme Court ruling makes 8,000 E. Michigan University students eligible to vote; Ypsilanti, population 8,000. [Student Council president Milton MACK - encourages students to register to vote.] Only 81 students registered so far. [City cnclman. O.S. WALDENMYER - says student vote will affect city as never before; believes city should abide by new voting law.] [Unidentified RESIDENT - doesn't think city political structure will be changed greatly by student voters.] Campus leaders hope to get 3,000 students registered.

Davis, Lou;
Utley, Garrick

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