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Archer students head to polls, vote in midterm elections

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The 26th Amendment to the Constitution gives American citizens 18 years and older the right to vote. On Tuesday, November 6 – the date of the 2018 midterm elections — eligible Archer seniors headed to their local polling places to fill out ballots for the first time.

They voted on issues ranging from representation in the Senate to state and local measures, such as Proposition 6 on gas taxation and Proposition 7 on daylight savings. 

Watch the video below to learn why these seniors decided to vote. 

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Ella Frey, News & Features Editor

Ella Frey joined the Oracle writing staff in 2016 and was promoted to sports editor junior year. She currently serves as the news and features editor. She has been a competitive equestrian for 10 years. She enjoys participating in the Sustainability Club and Student Jewish Union. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

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Amelia Stone, Staff Writer

Amelia Stone joined the Oracle as a staff writer in 2018. She loves tennis and plays for the Archer varsity team. She is involved in Archer’s Model United Nations club and works at the California Heritage Museum outside of school. She is the co-founder of the HerArts club, a club that focuses on feminism in the art world. In her spare time, you can find her at art museums or baking.

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