College Presidents in Huntsville Urge Students: Check Your Voter Status

by Paul Gattis | pgattis@al.com

Statements from Andrew Hugine of Alabama A&M University and Leslie Pollard of Oakwood University came after concerns of voter suppression were raised just before last week’s election by the top voting official in Madison County. The two schools said they have helped facilitate about 1,900 registering to vote in the midterm elections.
“We are determined that no eligible student from Oakwood University, Alabama A&M University, or any other institution, will be turned away, discouraged, or barred from exercising their sacred constitutional right to vote,” Pollard said in a statement posted on the university’s website. MORE

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The mission of Oakwood University, a historically black, Seventh-day Adventist institution, is to transform students through biblically-based education for service to God and humanity.