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allgood33

(1,584 posts)
Tue Nov 6, 2018, 02:42 PM Nov 2018

I "googled" but didn't anything about student walkouts to vote. Anyone else?

I was hoping for a big media blitz about all the college and some high school students walking out to vote across the country.

I know they can vote after school but the peer pressure of sheer numbers would be a great motivator.

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I "googled" but didn't anything about student walkouts to vote. Anyone else? (Original Post) allgood33 Nov 2018 OP
Got lots by googling: "students walk out to vote" Jersey Devil Nov 2018 #1
Here is a link to their Twitter page 4now Nov 2018 #2
Public Schools in Maryland are closed on election day. No walk out needed. ksoze Nov 2018 #3
íNo es lo mismo, pero es muy bueno! osmium Nov 2018 #4
Broward public schools are always closed for teacher's planning Sunsky Nov 2018 #5
Philly schools (public) are closed BumRushDaShow Nov 2018 #6
Why would that be necessary? Plenty of time after school to vote. Zing Zing Zingbah Nov 2018 #7

Jersey Devil

(9,981 posts)
1. Got lots by googling: "students walk out to vote"
Tue Nov 6, 2018, 02:45 PM
Nov 2018

Pages of articles from various publications. Try it again.

BumRushDaShow

(133,988 posts)
6. Philly schools (public) are closed
Tue Nov 6, 2018, 04:30 PM
Nov 2018

as are many other school systems in the area. Many of these places use schools for voting.

Zing Zing Zingbah

(6,496 posts)
7. Why would that be necessary? Plenty of time after school to vote.
Tue Nov 6, 2018, 04:32 PM
Nov 2018

Polls are open until 8pm in my state. Some places close as early as 6pm I think, but still, it can be done after school. There were plenty of early voting and absentee voting opportunities prior to today. It's called using time wisely. They used to give scores for that when I was in school. I would not want my kids doing anything like that. Go to school, go to work, and still vote. Don't skip out on your other responsibilities. Voting is important, but so is school and your job.

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