Press Release

Maine students to cast ballots in mock election

 AUGUSTA, Maine — Secretary of State, Charles E. Summers, Jr. will host “Rally and Tally” Event  from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Augusta Armory, Western Ave.
Students at more than 240 schools are casting ballots in Maine’s Student Mock Election 2012. They will cast mock ballots for the offices of President, U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, and will vote on the five statewide referendum questions appearing on Maine ballots.  The  “Rally and Tally” event will give students an opportunity to collect statewide mock election results by phone and via the internet and to report those results throughout the afternoon and evening.
 The Rally and Tally event will also provide students with an opportunity to hear directly from candidates, to make campaign posters, to make stump speeches, and to vote on special mock election event ballot.


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