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Student Mock Election Convention at the American Village

A Student Mock Election Convention at the American Village will be held on July 12th and 13th. Students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 as of the fall 2016 school year in public, private, parochial or home schools will participate. Students and teachers will leave with ideas and materials to carry back to their schools on how to hold a successful convention and mock election. The mock election will be held on October 25, 2016.

On Tuesday, July 12th, Secretary of State John Merrill, as well as Representative Jack Williams (R-Vestavia Hills) will deliver remarks. On Wednesday, July 13th, Representative Arnold Mooney (R-Shelby County) and Representative Matt Fridy (R-Montevallo) will deliver remarks.

WHO: Office of the Alabama Secretary of State, Alabama Department of Education, American Village and Alabama Independent School Association

WHAT: “Alabama Votes” Student Mock Election Convention

WHEN: July 12th and 13th 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: The American Village

*Media should RSVP to Kayla Farnon at kayla.farnon@sos.alabama.gov