More than 6,000 UM System students register to vote in November election

Friday, October 12, 2012 | 5:40 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — More than 6,000 students acrossthe University of Missouri Systemregistered to vote this fall after a push by the Associated Students of the University of Missouri.

The voter registration deadline for the November election was Oct. 10.

According to executive director Corbin Evans, students were recruited in residence halls, fraternities, sororities and student centers on each campus.

“It’s a substantial number," Evans said about the results. "It’s the biggest turnout we’ve seen thus far.”

Associated Students of the University of Missouri is a nonprofit, non-partisan student lobbying organization.

Supervising editor is Jeanne Abbott.

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