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Sonia Rao, Editor-in-Chief

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Voting has always been an integral right for American citizens.  As November’s midterm election quickly approaches, it is more important than ever for young students to make their mark in the political sphere.  

One way to do this is through Wake County’s voter registration drives happening all throughout this week, from September 17th-21st.  Wake County students from the ages of 16-18 will be able to pre-register and register to vote. Ms. Yamauchi’s Civics and Economics classes will be going from class to class carrying out this procedure. 

When asked why voting is important, Junior Class President Raina Lee said, “Voting is important because we get to create change within our system.  We need elected officials that represent our values, because too much is at stake. Every policy that passes through our legislative body is a policy that affects all of us.  We can ensure that the system is working for us by voting and potting right people in the right positions to serve the people.”

Share the hashtag #MyVoiceMyVote to help spread the word!

About the Writer
Sonia Rao, Editor-in-Chief
Sonia Rao is a senior at Green Hope High School and the editor-in-chief for The Falcon. In her free time she loves to read and play ultimate frisbee— which she does for three different teams! She hopes to find herself at UNC Chapel Hill next year, double majoring in journalism and business or journalism and...
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