Students go to the Voting Booth at Beville Middle School on November 3

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Civics students at Beville Middle School, nearly 360 in all, will get a real sense of our democracy when they head to “voting booths” in their school next Thursday, November 3. The eighth-graders are studying a unit on the Executive Branch, including the Electoral College, political parties, the role of media in elections, and citizenship in a democracy.

The League of Women Voters is helping to run the mock election. Students will vote using paper ballots which will resemble the actual Virginia ballot.

The mock election will be held from 8:15 a. m. to 10:00 a. m. and from 12:00 p. m. to 2:45 p. m.

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