Cullowhee Voter Intiative

Representative Rick Glazier

Western Carolina University students coordinated the Cullowhee Voter Initiative, a nonpartisan effort to improve voter education and participation in Jackson County. Members of the North Carolina General Assembly participated in this informal debate Monday evening.

Participants included Republican senators Jim Davis and Ralph Hise and Democratic representatives Ray Rapp and Rick Glazier. Gibbs Knotts, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, moderated the event.

Some of the major topics discussed included education, voter ID laws, and enviornmental issues.

The video below shows the closing statements from Senator Davis and Ralph Hise, and Representative Rapp.

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Representative Rapp tentatively listening to Hise

Senator Hise

Senator Davis


Davis giving his attention to Glazier