Aoguzi Muhameiti, 19, mans one of two voter registration booths at Bowdoin College on Tuesday to celebrate National Voter Registration Day. The voter registration event was held by the McKeen Center for the Common Good and Bowdoin Votes. Muhameiti said the day had been busy, with roughly 30 people registering by mid-afternoon. College students have been voting in increasing numbers. According to a study by Tufts University’s Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, 48.3% of college students voted in the 2016 election, up 3% from the previous presidential election. Last year, 40% of college students voted in the midterm elections, more than double the 19% in 2014. Mahameiti said he volunteered on Tuesday because he has a “passion for government and civic engagement.”It is my deep belief that everyone who can vote, should vote,” he said.  

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