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Teens engage in the election

Students vote in the mock presidential election in which 285 Blake students, or 54% of the student body voted. 192 students (around 67%) voted for Clinton/ Kaine, 45 students (around 16%) voted for Trump/ Pence, 35 students voted for other candidates (around 12%), and another 13 students voted for write-ins candidates (around 5%).

November 3, 2016

With the General Elections featuring the Presidential Election right around the corner, politics are on the foreground of many people's thoughts. This year’s controversial candidates have raised tensions more so than usual. Aditya Shekhar ‘18 says, “Tempers are flared.” With these issues in our society being ...

The joke’s on you: The reality of Donald Trump

Jack Barker, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016

Jeb Bush. Rand Paul. Chris Christie. And now, Marco Rubio. All flattened by Donald Trump. Although his campaign was, at one point, considered to be a joke by most Blake students, Donald Trump’s political chances have quickly morphed from zero to “huuuuuge.” Blake students are still bewi...

ELECTION 2012: Voter ID Amendment

ELECTION 2012: Voter ID Amendment

Sully Whitely, Page Editor

November 5, 2012

When it comes to the voter ID amendment, do you know what your vote really means?  The Spectrum summarizes arguments for and against the amendment and the implications of voting “yes” or “no” before Blake students and faculty head to the polls on Election Day. Text as it will appear on th...

ELECTION 2012: Marriage Amendment

ELECTION 2012: Marriage Amendment

Sully Whitely, Page Editor

November 5, 2012

When it comes to the marriage amendment, do you know what your vote really means?  The Spectrum summarizes arguments for and against the marriage amendment and the implications of voting "yes" or "no" before Blake students and faculty head to the polls on Election Day. Text as it will appear on th...

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