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Carly Hancherick
CivE
Junior

“If everyone had the general attitude that their vote didn’t count then the majority would be swayed in a possibly negative way.” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager) Carly Hancherick CivE Junior “If everyone had the general attitude that their vote didn’t count then the majority would be swayed in a possibly negative way.” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager) Jerry Carlson
MechE
Senior

“As a citizen of America it is your duty and it is the easiest way to influence the government of the country.” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager) Jerry Carlson MechE Senior “As a citizen of America it is your duty and it is the easiest way to influence the government of the country.” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager) Alex Petti
ChemE
Sophomore

“It motivates people to get informed on issues and the more informed they are, the better their vote [is].” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager) Alex Petti ChemE Sophomore “It motivates people to get informed on issues and the more informed they are, the better their vote [is].” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager) Gautham Nagaraju
ECE
Senior

“[Voting] is the only chance you have to dictate the way you want your country to go.” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager) Gautham Nagaraju ECE Senior “[Voting] is the only chance you have to dictate the way you want your country to go.” (credit: Jonathan Carreon/Photo Editor and Jennifer Coloma/Operations Manager)
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