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Students get to vote in mock election


As Washington voters cast ballots in the 2013 General Election, thousands of students in grades K-12 will get their chance to vote in the Washington State Mock Election.

Back for its ninth year, the Mock Election is a fun opportunity for students to experience voting for real measures and candidates. Sponsored by the Office of Secretary of State, the Mock Election is a nonpartisan, educational program that teaches kids to be informed voters. Participating students can practice reading and decision-making skills while becoming engaged and thoughtful citizens.

Taking part in the Mock Election is free and open to all Washington K-12 students, whether they attend private, public or tribal sc...

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