Results are in!

The results of the All Saints’ Episcopal School Mock Presidential Election are in! Out of our entire student body of 1, 050 students, 865 votes were placed representing 82%. Votes by Division and Presidential Candidate are as follows: Early Childhood 106 Total Votes – 39% Hillary Clinton, 61% Donald Trump Lower School 362 Total Votes…

Why some Americans vote “no” to voting

Out of the 35 countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the United States holds ninth place for the lowest voting rate among citizens. This statistic is embarrassing; the United States trails far behind countries such as Italy, Israel, South Korea, Mexico and Turkey. A reason Americans might not vote in the upcoming…

Getting ready to vote

The Senior AP Government classes put together a list of resources that might be helpful when you’re getting to ready to vote (in the All Saints’ simulated election on Wednesday, November 2 and/or the national election on Tuesday, November 8). Project Vote Smart (a non-partisan site that allows anyone to find information on any candidate):…

Does star power have power over this election?

Imagine being Kendall Jenner, tweeting an “all natural selfie” (with just a little makeup on of course) just minutes after waking up, snapchatting a gym picture, or instagramming the acai bowl you had for breakfast. Celebrities love to give their fans a play-by-play, and their fans look forward to these updates. Along with sharing their…

Is Donald’s success in business Trumped up?

Donald Trump’s announcement to run for President of the United States on June 6, 2015 was a colossal shock for much of the American public. His appeal to many Americans is his promise to lead the country like a CEO leads a business, not like a career politician. Trump claims he has been successful in…

Saints 18 and ready to vote

This presidential election season is one of the most controversial in history. As a result, a record-setting 132 million Americans are expected to vote on November 8. Included in that number will be approximately 33 students at All Saints’ who will hit the magical voting age of 18 prior to the election. As they and…

Who is Gary Johnson?

Unsure of who to vote for? Camp Trump or Clinton? Hail Mary write in? Or no vote at all? There is a third option…Libertarian Gary Johnson. But who is he? If you’re among the majority of the population, you don’t know much about him, so here are some commonly asked questions to clear things up.…