Orono may change its native election date so UMaine college students can vote

Orono is contemplating altering its municipal election from March to November to enhance voter entry for College of Maine college students.

Orono’s municipal election on March 14 was held through the College of Maine at Orono’s spring break, when many college students left campus. These all in favour of collaborating needed to forged absentee ballots or keep on the town to vote.

The college has almost 12,000 undergraduate and graduate college students. Not all of them are registered voters, however they may sway outcomes if sufficient of them vote in a municipal election.