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High School Voter Registration


“Ryan Story, who will turn 18 in October, is the only person in his Advanced Placement English class at Westhill High School who will be old enough to vote in this year's presidential election. ... Story and his parents have spoken about registering to vote on several occasions, but his family suspected there would be an his high school...this fall. So he waited -- until Thursday, when representatives from Stamford's [CT] League of Women Voters and the city's registrars of voters visited 12th-grade language arts classes to have students register.”

"The League of Women Voters of South Bend [IN] will conduct a voter registration, but with a twist. It's for students who are taking summer government and economics classes at Adams High School."

“A record number of 95 students at Montville and Boonton High Schools [NJ] received an extra civics lesson this March and June when they registered to vote at their schools.”

“Joan Azzarello and Sydelle Hirsch of the League of Women Voters of the Union area [NJ] visited Union High School in June and registered more than 40 high school students to vote in the general election that will be held Nov.”

"Local [MA] League of Women Voters chapters registered 1156 high school students to vote during a statewide voter registration drive this spring."

“Bravo to students at several local [CT] high schools for registering to vote. ... Representatives of the League of Women Voters of Southeastern Connecticut recently visited New London High School, Stonington High School and the Williams School, registering a teacher and more than 135 students...”

“Marion/Mattapoisett/Rochester League of Women Voters...provided an opportunity June 9 to register to vote for eligible 18-year-old seniors...”

New Voters Sign up (News Clips)

“A major focus of the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford is the registration of new voters. ... This year the League registered 492 area students.”

“Hoping to start high school students on a lifetime of voting, the League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area [IL] is sponsoring voter registration May 23 at the Lyons Township High School...”

“...we say kudos to the Pompton Lakes League of Women Voters [NJ] for turning out this week and offering Pompton’s students the opportunity register. They signed up 55 students from Pompton and Riverdale who were either 18 or would be 18 by the time of the November general election.”