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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.

WCHS seniors register to vote in the 2020 presidential election

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....

WCHS attenda march outside the DC Capitol. Protests are a common form of political participation

WCHS students participate in politics

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2020

In today’s political climate, it is imperative that teens, the next generation of voters, get educated and involved in politics. WCHS students are doing all they can to create a better tomorrow, and...

Junior Liz Porter is registering to vote at WCHS during lunch. The Montgomery County Board of Elections registered students three days during lunch.

Early voter registration allows students to prepare for the future

By Jeremy Fredricks, Assistant Opinions Editor February 26, 2020

For three days at lunch, the Montgomery County Board of Education had a table at WCHS to allow students over the age of 16 the opportunity to register to vote.   While you have to be 18 to vote, Maryland...

Many students plan to vote in the 2016 Presidential election, though many admit they are politically unaware.

Young Voters, This is Your Primary Concern

By Nathan Deychman, Sports Editor February 25, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election is rapidly approaching, meaning that many upperclassmen at CHS will be eligible to vote and plan to do so. However, many of these students are not prepared for the responsibility...

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