Undergrad Dhruvak Mirani Champions UMD Voter Drive for City Election
University of Maryland student liaison Dhruvak Mirani and deputy student liaison Gannon Sprinkle held a voter registration drive Wednesday at this university’s Farmer’s Market to increase student turnout in this November’s College Park city election.
Mirani, a sophomore government and politics and computer science major, and Sprinkle, a sophomore government and politics major, hoped Wednesday’s event would both increase voter turnout, and help them understand student concerns in the lead-up to November’s election.
The pair held the voter registration drive for the second consecutive Wednesday, incentivizing student voter registration with free reusable shopping bags.
Mirani highlighted that students at this university can influence College Park policies through voting in local elections.
“If even a small portion of UMD students voted, we could create a sense of shared governance between students and student residents and permanent residents of College Park,” Mirani said.
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