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September 07, 2016

Secretary of State Speaks with Vermont Pharmacy Students about the Importance of Voting

Vermont's Secretary of State, Jim Condos, made a personal visit to the Vermont campus of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to speak with local and out-of-state students about how to register and the importance of voting. Several students immediately explored online and paper voter registration options, and expressed appreciation for the easy process.

"I live in another state and wondered how I was going to be able to vote this fall," said Ryan Guilaran, Pharm.D. candidate and Vermont Student Government Association Board President. "I feel much more at ease seeing how easy it is to register here and knowing my vote will count."

Condos described how Vermont's Online Voter Registration System has removed unnecessary barriers to voting, improves convenience for students registering to vote, increases access to democracy, and makes elections less vulnerable to fraud. To register to vote, learn about absentee voting, "My Voter Page," or learn about upcoming elections, visit https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/voters.

"Your vote is your voice," said Jim Condos, Vermont's Secretary of State. "Voting is at the very core of our democracy, so I am always thrilled to come out and encourage more voter participation."

Media Contact: Liz Ryder, 802-828-2148

Source: Secretary of State
Last Updated at: September 07, 2016 15:56:41