Woodrow Prepares Students for Election Day

By: Sidney Graham

Woodrow Wilson High School hosted a voter registration drive during LINKS class this week. Seniors and juniors eligible to vote in this year’s elections registered online with the Secretary of State’s office. Students were provided access to the sites of each of West Virginia’s major political parties and listened to AP Government and Politics teacher, John Quesenberry explains the process to register as an Independent. Students should receive their voter cards in the mail within the next week or so. This year all voters will be required to show their voter card or a form of identification when casting their votes.

Students from the Youth Leadership Association club and AP Government classes assisted their classmates in this process. “Our democracy rests upon civic engagement, and we are proud of the Woodrow Wilson students who took the first step to becoming active participants in the political process. Everyone is encouraged to do their civic duty and vote in the Primary Election on May 8th as well as the General Election on November 6th,” stated Mr. Quesenberry.

Election Day