VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) – Valdosta State University is on a mission to encourage college students to vote and know why it’s important.
They just launched the “Blaze the Ballot” initiative that will last until the end of this month.
“I think it’s so important because we are living in times of uncertainty. There are a lot of things surrounding the 2020 elections,” said Jalen Smith, a sophomore and student assistant with the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion.
Smith said college students from ages 18 to 29 fall at the bottom of voter turn out.
Their goal is to change that and connect students with information about voting and letting