TO THE EDITOR:
Decisions by local elected officials affect students, and the federal census on which political representation and redistricting is based lists students where they live in April, almost always an academic year address.
Early voting for the Nov. 7 Chapel Hill and Carrboro Town elections is being conducted close to campus Oct. 23-Nov. 4 at Chapel of the Cross next to the Morehead Planetarium and Carrboro Town Hall on West Main Sreet (any Orange County voter can go to any site).
Weekday hours beginning Oct. 23 are noon to 7 p.m. at Chapel of the Cross, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Carrboro Town Hall.
Both sites are open Saturday, Nov. 4 and Carrboro Town Hall has voting Saturday, Oct. 28 (note: sites close at 5 p.m. on Halloween).