Our View: Get out and vote

DKS Editors

Forty-six million 18- to 29-year-olds are eligible to vote in the 2012 election. That’s gone up by 17 million since the 2008 election.

Eleven million of those eligible voters are college students.

No matter which candidate you choose to support, get out and vote. Today’s your last chance to have an effect on the 2012 election.

Polling hours:

Polls are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Polls are required to stay open until everyone in line at 7:30 p.m. has voted.

Local polling locations:

Student Recreation and Wellness Center – 1550 Ted Boyd Dr.

Presbyterian Church – 1456 E. Summit St.

United Church of Christ – 1400 E. Main St.

United Methodist Church – 1435 E. Main St.

Trinity Lutheran Church – 600 S. Water St.

University Church of the Nazarene – 1972 Summit St.

Make sure to bring:

Unexpired Ohio driver’s license

State or military identification cards

A recent utility bill

Bank statement or government paycheck with current address

The above editorial is the consensus opinion of the Daily Kent Stater editorial board.