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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by ReformCollege View Post
    You're talking to a college student here buddy. Young adults should vote at the residency where they are filed under taxes. Its not a difficult concept.
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    Or maybe we are currently influencing the outcomes of elections by having college students like myself vote in areas where they aren't filed under taxes. And this bill would fix that.
    The students are nit filing taxes. Their parents are.
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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Currently the parent can claim them as a dependent. Under the bill, if the register to vote at a different residence from the parents, they cannot be claimed as a dependent.
    If the is residing at a different residence, he's no longer a dependent. That's just life in the real world.
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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    The students are nit filing taxes. Their parents are.
    Just because you can be claimed as a dependent does not absolve a student from filing a tax return if he/she earns income while in school. Trust me, I know...
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    I am for gay marriage because it ticks off Jesus freaks and social conservatives. Gays are also good voters because the vote for my side so I fight next to them.

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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    If the is residing at a different residence, he's no longer a dependent. That's just life in the real world.
    Wrong. It is perfectly legal to claim a college student as a dependent, and still will be, as long as that student does not vote in the district they reside in.
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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    Just because you can be claimed as a dependent does not absolve a student from filing a tax return if he/she earns income while in school. Trust me, I know...
    Nothing about the bill involves the students income.
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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Wrong. It is perfectly legal to claim a college student as a dependent, and still will be, as long as that student does not vote in the district they reside in.
    If they register to vote in a different precint than their parents, then they're no longer living under their parent's roof.
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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    If the student only lives in a dorm, then this bill is stupid because their permanent address is most likely their parents address. Just because I lived in a dorm for 7 months does not make that my permanent address. If the students lives off question, then that is a different story.
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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    If they register to vote in a different precint than their parents, then they're no longer living under their parent's roof.
    If you do not register, but live in the same place as in your example, you are still a dependent. The bill does not make a distinction on where people live.
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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    The students are nit filing taxes. Their parents are.
    So they should be voting where their parents are. If you file your own taxes, you can vote in your own residency. Where you vote should be where your taxes are filed under.

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    Re: Senate bill seeks to curb college vote

    Quote Originally Posted by ReformCollege View Post
    So they should be voting where their parents are. If you file your own taxes, you can vote in your own residency. Where you vote should be where your taxes are filed under.
    Why should you vote any place other than your residence? That makes zero sense.
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