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Occupy the Vote Brings Elected Officials Closer to Young Voters

Elected officials participated in an Occupy the Vote session held on campus and sponsored by the Austin Area Urban League Young Professionals.

Texas Representative Eddie Rodriguez, District 54; City of Austin Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole; City of Austin Council Member Laura Morrison; City of Austin Council Member Mike Martinez; and Travis County Clerk Dana Debeauvoir. seated left to right, answered questions ranging from the Voting Rights Act to local bond propositions.  Audience participation and opinions were captured through interactive voting.