Some students have trouble navigating absentee ballots
Election Day 2016 is finally here: Nov. 8. By some time tonight or tomorrow morning, America will know who its 45th president will be.
However, some students at TCU aren’t thrilled with their candidate options or absentee voting.
“I couldn’t vote because I didn’t know much about the absentee ballot process,” California native and sophomore strategic communication and French major Kendra Hall said.
Although she didn’t cast a ballot, she knows the candidate for whom she would have voted.
“I would vote for the candidate that I think is the better of two evils,” Hall said. “Either way people are going to be upset, so I would vote for someone who would make less people upset.”
Hall wasn’t the only student who was hindered by the absentee voting process.
“I probably should have voted, but I would have had to absentee voted being from Florida,” sophomore biology major Ally Coyne said. “I can’t just go somewhere to vote, and I’m pretty busy.”
However, Coyne wasn’t enthused about either candidate.
“I’m in ROTC and going to be in the army, and I have to serve whoever is president, but I’m not a fan of either one,” Coyne said. “Honestly every time I start leaning toward a candidate, I get reminded of their bad characteristics.”
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