Why Should High School Students Vote?
1. It’s your right.
2. Your vote matters.
3. Shape the social agenda.
4. Economic policies will affect your future.
5. Help shape foreign policy.
6. Have your say on environmental issues.
7. You’re part of an important voting bloc.
8. Politicians won’t address student needs without student votes.
9. Demonstrate concern for the next generation.
10. Honor past sacrifices.
By Douglas Fehlen
If you are 17 now, you will be able to vote in the next election in 2020!
Online Pre-registration for 16 and 17 year olds, who live in California is available NOW!
All Orange County ballots will come in the mail, and the new Vote Centers in OC will provide any needed voter services or assistance.
“Placentia became the first city to completely exit the Orange County Fire Authority and form its own fire department Wednesday morning when the City Council voted 3-1 for the move, despite protests from virtually every firefighter union in OC.”
“I think change or potential for change create fear or nervousness for folks … it’s a little unnerving and it’s a particularly sensitive subject,” Councilman Ward Smith, retired Placentia police chief, said before the nearly 1 a.m. vote.
To read more go to VoiceOfOC.org
Placentia will move forward, to form its own fire department, leaving the Orange County Fire Authority in a 3 to 1 vote during the city council meeting June 4, 2019. Jeremy Yamaguchi was the lone no vote and Chad Wanke was on vacation.
Orange County Register story: Placentia to create its own fire department and withdraw from the Orange County Fire Authority
Posed June 5, 2019