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Four years ago, Virginia did something they hadn't done in 44 years: They voted for a Democrat—Barack Obama—for President. And it happened because an unprecedented three in four voters made it to the polls on Election Day.

Four years ago, Virginia did something they hadn't done in 44 years: They voted for a Democrat—Barack Obama—for President. And it happened because an unprecedented three in four voters made it to the polls on Election Day.

As Brian Moran, the chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia says, when Virginians vote, Democrats win.

That made today's Virginia voter registration deadline critical—marching orders the Blacksburg OFA office took to heart. As of today's 5 p.m. deadline, their team of organizers and volunteers collected and submitted around 5,000 voter registration forms from the Virginia Tech community, including a few last-minute ones that organizers dropped off at the county auditor's office (pictured above) with just minutes to spare.

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