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The Future of our Community: Your Local Candidates

The United States General Election is a week away, and over 25 candidates are battling for 8 offices. Students of Forest Hills Eastern: It is our duty as citizens to choose which of these 25 will represent us in our government. Men and women of various backgrounds, cultures, and political parties have stepped up to the plate to compete for your vote, and the burning question is, do you really know who you’re voting for?…

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Showing Up to The Polls: Your Vote Matters

In arguably one of the most important elections for the direction of our country, the bid for the U.S presidency (2016), why did over 40% of eligible voters chose to stay home from the polls? Compared to other countries such as Belgium with a 87.2% voter turnout rate, and Sweden with a 82.6% rate, the United States is far behind in voter turnout. In fact, it is not even in the top 25 countries despite…

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