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Oregon's U.S. Senator Urges College Students To Register And Vote

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Tiffany Eckert
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Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is visiting college campuses today in a last minute effort to help get students registered to vote. The deadline is midnight tonight.

The Democratic Wyden says this is the home stretch before the mid-term election and students have a lot at stake.

“You can talk about health care costs,” Wyden says, “education costs, you can talk for example about a woman’s right to privacy and being able to make a personal decision.”

Wyden joins Student Associations at Portland Community College, the University of Oregon and Oregon State University to register young people on the spot.

Tiffany joined the KLCC News team in 2007. She studied journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has worked in a variety of media including television and daily print news. For KLCC, Tiffany reports on health care, social justice and local/regional news. She has won awards from Oregon Associated Press, PRNDI, and Education Writers Association.
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