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Saturday October 23rd

WOTS: Are you voting in Chapel Hill's municipal elections?

This November, Chapel Hill and Carrboro are holding municipal elections for Town Council and Board of Aldermen respectively. In a college town like Chapel Hill, it can be easy to get wrapped up in campus life and not stay engaged in local politics. Staff writer Maryam Mohamed asked students, "Are you planning on voting this November and why?"

Tanner Brice

Senior journalism major

“Probably not, I don’t really know much about it. I haven’t read very much or heard people talk about it.” 

Benita Agbele

First-year psychology and public health major 

“I want to, but probably not. I don’t really know where it’s taking place or much about the election.”


Maya Patel

First-year undecided major 

“I would if I was more informed, but I am probably not informed enough to make a logical vote.”

Minnatullah Banawan

Sophomore psychology major 

“If I was old enough to vote, I probably would.”

Khawla Assisou

Junior management and society major 

“Maybe, I haven’t really heard much about it.” 

Omar Laaroussi 

Senior public policy major

“Yeah, I think I am. I think it's important to get involved with city elections, and I am at college student at Chapel Hill, so why not?” 

Annabeth Poe

Sophomore public relations major

“No, because I’ll be voting at my city elections at home. I’m registered to vote over there.”

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