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GHS takes part in statewide Mock Election


Voters in the 2011 General Election vote got a sense of the election results from their younger counterparts in this year’s State Mock Election. The students soundly disapproved of Initiatives 1125 and I-1183.

Washington students in grades 6-12 rejected both measures, with 54.19 percent opposing I-1125 (transportation tolls) and 56.2 percent against I-1183 (privatizing liquor sales). I-1163 (long-term care workers and services) was the only measure approved by students, with 53.25 percent giving a thumbs-up. The grade 6-12 students voted on the same three initiatives that adult voters will decide upon soon.

Goldendale High School’s U.S. History and Government classes also had a part i...

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