Dozens attended the award ceremony Monday held at the American Legion building banquet hall where a combined $2,950 in scholarships were given out to Hannah Berkel, Kailey Sultaire, and Kathrine Wilson.
City clerks say they're ready for what's expected to be a long night of hand-counting. It won't add too much time to the smaller towns that have always counted their ballots by hand but for the larger communities, it means thousands of ballots.
Members of the Quantitative Understanding Across the Curriculum Committee looked to open students' eyes with the help of a little math — and some candy — to demonstrate that not only are their different methods of voting in an election but some, they believe, are vastly fairer.
Voting in all cities and towns is from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; find polling places for your communities here. Those enrolled in a party must vote in that party's primary; voters who are unenrolled may choose which primary to vote in.
On Tuesday many voters will head to the polls to vote in the three-candidate district attorney's race.
But they have to figure out the game. Is their favorite candidate loses, did that pull a vote from their second choice? Vote splitting has been an ongoing conversation in every election when there are more than two candidates. Two candidates pull from the same like-minded voting pool and a third candidate cruises to victory.
Complaints have been rife as frustrated cable customers have dealt with poor customer service, slow or interrupted internet connections, pricey new digital boxes and dropped channels since Charter's takeover of Time-Warner — the area's only cable service.
Organizer Virginia Duval said the group has big plans leading up to 2020, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, but the most immediate is to increase the number of registered voters in town, encourage voting and fill vacant town government seats.