July 23, 2017

Obama wins 2012 mock election

by Erik Hernandez, Staff Reporter The mock election of 2012 hopes to provide students with a better understanding of how to choose a government leader. Voting took place Nov. 6 in the main hallway during all lunch periods.  Like the actual 2012 presidential election, this year’s mock election winner was President Barack Obama. According to Sandra Chico, AP government teacher and WPAC sponsor, about 457 students and staff registered to vote in the mock election. The goal for the voting process was as stated by Ms. Chico to “help students realize that to vote they need to register.” With students…