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UGuelph throws party for vote mobbers

Organizers 'surprised' by national movement

University of Guelph “vote mob” organizers were awarded for their work in sparking a national campaign to encourage young people to vote. At a party held in their honour, Yvonne Su and Gracen Johnson, were presented with a “Be the Change” award for their efforts in organizing the first vote mob rally at the University of Guelph. So far, at least 35 rallies have either taken place, or are being planned, at university campuses across Canada. Su told the Guelph Mercury that the movement has been an unexpected surprise. “I think a part of me really wished it would go that way, and a part of me thought that it would go that way,” she said. “It’s really reaching all across our nation, and that really surprised us.”

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