Thorpe Says College Students ‘Dilute’ the Vote But What About Snowbirds? Posted on June 25, 2017June 23, 2017 by coconinodemocrats_bdw1rb FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailRep. Bob Thorpe wants to crack down on ‘temporary’ residents like left-wing college students, but not right-wing snowbirds. Bye-bye, Bob in 2018. Source: Republican Says College Students ‘Dilute’ the Vote and He Wants to Stop Them Posted in Latest News, Talking Points and tagged Bob Thorpe, Voter Protection.