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October 26, 2012

Students get voting practice in mock election

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MANKATO —

“I said no because if you want to get married, you should be able to get married to whoever you want,” Bastian said.

Results of East’s election will be released  Nov. 2. And according to past years’ results, they are worth paying attention to, Kozitza said, with regard to accuracy in their predictions. In 2000, 2004 and 2008, East students called the outcome of all three presidential races.

Kozitza said when students are exposed to the experience of voting and feel pride in having their voices heard, then they’re more likely to take part in the election process when they are adults and can make a difference.

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