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STUDENTS VOTE

Kids study elections, cast their own ballots

Electoral College gets a thumbs-down in class

Saratoga Springs High School 11th-graders in Michael Miller's social studies class voted in a mock presidential election on Monday morning. Here, Allie Mina starts filling out her ballot in class.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Saratoga Springs High School 11th-graders in Michael Miller's social studies class voted in a mock presidential election on Monday morning. Here, Allie Mina starts filling out her ballot in class.
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They may be too young to vote, but don’t mistake them for being uninformed about today’s general election. Students in the Mayfield and Saratoga Springs school districts are casting ballots in a mock presidential election, voting either for President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney. More than 100 Mayfield students and 6,600 Saratoga Springs students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 voted last week, Monday and today. Almost all of them were below the legal ...


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