Resolution 24-04: VAMOS A VOTAR

Number 24-04
Description The resolution advocates that the university implements ride services to early voting and election day voting locations for students.
Authored by Yaseen Tasnif
Sponsored by Yaseen Tasnif
Date Submitted Monday, October 31, 2022
Date Considered Thursday, January 1, 1970
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Student Affairs
Result In Research
Whereas All aspects of this resolution shall remain strictly nonpartisan, unaffiliated with any political party, political candidate, or political action committee (PACs), and;
Whereas Texas is known for record low voter turnout and registration, especially amongst voters aged 18-24, Hispanic/Latin American voters, voters with limited english proficiency, and voters without a college degree, and the University of Texas at Arlington has large populations of these, and;
Whereas Many students at the University of Texas at Arlington are originally from surrounding Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson, and Parker Counties, and;
Whereas Some students from these areas are unable to register to vote in Tarrant County for a variety of reasons, and are also unable to reach their home counties during early voting or election day periods for a variety of reasons, therefore depriving them of the ability to vote, a basic right as a citizen of the United States, and;
Whereas In most Texas counties, registered voters may vote anywhere in their county, and;
Be It Further Resolved That The University of Texas at Arlington implement ride services to early voting and election day voting locations to the nearest voting precinct throughout the early voting period as well as on Election Day.
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