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    sneakers563, Cassandra Waites

    We wanted our kid to vote for Obama in Nevada where he was in college, which was a swing state, rather than his home state, which was deep blue.

    My understanding was that Nevada wouldn't let a student become a resident and vote without voiding their participation in  the interstate reduced tuition deal between several Western States.
    Ultimately he voted via absentee ballot in a state where the good guy won with 54%, instead of contributing to the 52.4% Obama won by in Nevada.

    Orly, it isn't evidence just because you downloaded it from the internet.

    by 6412093 on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 05:59:43 PM PDT

    •  I'm not familiar with the reduced tuition deal (0+ / 0-)

      Does the tuition end up being lower than if he had established Nevada residency and paid in-state tuition?

      To believe that markets determine value is to believe that milk comes from plastic bottles. Bromley (1985)

      by sneakers563 on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 06:13:25 PM PDT

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      •  The reduced rate (2+ / 0-)
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        was far below the out of state rate and slightly higher than in-state tuition.  Several western states are part of a compact.

        I was told he would have leave school for a year and live/work in Nevada to establish residency.

        Orly, it isn't evidence just because you downloaded it from the internet.

        by 6412093 on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 09:35:39 PM PDT

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