Ames needs a student vote, not just a voice, in local government, as the population is nearly 50 percent students.
Voting is a founding principle of democracy and leaving students without one renders them invisible.
Rachel will also represent Ames as a whole because she was born and raised here.
She knows exactly what the people of Ames need.
As a student myself, I am ecstatic to see Rachel stand up for our future as students at Iowa State and adults in the real world.
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