It’s an adage of American voting behavior that, the older you are… the more likely you are to vote. Student activists in Virginia are trying to change that, but it isn’t easy.
Julia Billingsly, is Director of Virginia 21 at Virginia Tech, a non-profit, non-partisan group active at all 13 public, 4-year colleges in Virginia.
For months, she’s been asking everyone on campus, who will listen. And she kept at it until the very last day before the deadline to register, the very last hours in fact, she was in the Squires Student Center.