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Mock vote goes to Romney

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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If it were up to Siloam Springs High School students, the United States would have a new president. Students elected Mitt Romney to the presidential office during a mock election held during lunch in the school computer labs Tuesday. Romney received 54 percent of the students’ vote while Barack Obama received 39 percent. A total of 140 students voted. SSHS social studies teacher Michele Jackson said teachers wanted students to appreciate the freedom and responsibility of voting. “We want to provide a reallife experience for them so when they are of legal voting age, they will be more motivated to participate in the election process,” she said. To make the mock election


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