mock convention

Politics
4:40 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Preparing for the election, even though they can't vote

Oakland Junior High student Johnson Hunter in front of his poster board on Vice President Joe Biden on October 25.
Jessica Reese KBIA

What if there was one political convention where all political parties were represented? Well, a group of people not even of voting age did just that in Columbia. Oakland Junior High 9th graders spent the last two months preparing for a mock political convention representing local, state, and national candidates.

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