University voting precinct

76 ballots counted in new University precinct

Signs posted in University Hall direct students to the new polling location in the building. (Jake McLernon)

Only 76 out of 996 registered voters in this year’s election cast ballots in the newly formed University precinct, according to unofficial Election Day returns released by the Fairfax County government.

Fairfax County approves voting precinct, on-campus polls to open for general election

Mason student Charles Bright, 25, testifies before the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors about the creation of a Mason voting precinct and polling location. The Board approved the ordinance which contained the change. (Kevin Loker)