mock election http://kplu.org en Mock elections, real democracy http://kplu.org/post/mock-elections-real-democracy <p>As voters in Washington continue to mail in their ballots this week, a group of distinctly smaller citizens is weighing in online. Students across the state are voting in a pair of mock elections, giving democracy a dry run.</p><p>At Seattle’s Chief Sealth International High School. politics isn’t exactly front and center for a lot of students. Many do have opinions about the presidential race, or whether to legalize marijuana, but what about these guys Jay Inslee and Rob McKenna?</p><p>“No one really talks about that stuff at school,” said ninth-grader Janelle Barlow.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 6897 at http://kplu.org Mock elections, real democracy