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"Students Who Vote And Pay Out-Of-State Tuition Are Committing Voter Fraud"
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Maine GOP Chair: Students Who Vote And Pay Out-Of-State Tuition Are Committing Voter Fraud
Ryan J. Reilly | July 27, 2011, 6:00AM

Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster is claiming that college students who pay out-of-state tuition rates and vote in state are committing voter fraud.

At a press conference at the Maine State House, Webster gave the media a list of over 200 students -- their names redacted -- who paid out-of-state tuition rates but were registered to vote in the state.

Webster said he came up with the list because of opposition from voter rights groups to a law passed by the Republican-led legislature in June which banned voter registration on Election Day. A coalition of groups have launched a petition drive to overturn the law.

One problem. The University of Maine only allows individuals who previously lived in Maine -- those who aren't just living into the state to attend school -- to pay a discounted in-state tuition rate.

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http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/07/mass_...

Further attempt to suppress the student vote. :mad: Where's the DoJ?
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