The Observer

WCHS seniors register to vote in the 2020 presidential election

For the 2021 election, many first time voters have decided to vote using a mail-in ballot, instead of the traditional in-person polling method. Although there are concerns about the accuracy of mail-in ballots, they are an effective way to stay safe and avoid contracting COVID-19.

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2020

Voting for the first time is an exciting milestone in any 18-years-old’s life. It is an opportunity to voice one's opinion in politics and be a part of a decision that will affect the future of the U. S. With this year's election in full swing, some students in the class of 2021 are of age to vote, but...

Maryland registration age lowered

By By Yasmin Akbari, Online News Editor, and Justin Rheingold, News Editor

May 6, 2010

The Maryland legislature recently passed a law allowing students to register to vote when they turn 16. The law, which is awaiting the signature of Gov. Martin O’Malley, is intended to make the voting process easier by extending the registration period. Lawmakers hope that the law will increase...

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