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Clinton finishes in first by two votes

Clinton finishes in first by two votes

Linda Badaracco

November 10, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election

Holding a mock election every four years is a “yuge” CHS tradition. Two-hundred eighty two students and faculty members cast their votes at lunch in room 107 on Oct. 25, and Hillary Clinton won the election with 23 percent of the vote, followed by Donald Trump with 22 percent. This election season span...

Students live tweet the mock debate

Students live tweet the mock debate

Dylan Josephson

October 23, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election, Showcase

Students gathered into the cafeteria for the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21. Moderators and seniors Julia Pardee of Freehold and Sarah Lynch of Interlaken announced that students could live-tweet their thoughts and questions through out the event with the hashtag #CHSmockdebate. Below are some of the...

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Mock Presidential Debate features scandals, policies and personalities

Brigid Garrett and Julianne Sackett

October 21, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election, News

To end the long week of mock election campaigning, CHS held the mock debate on Friday, Oct. 21, in the cafeteria for the whole school to watch. Students represented each of the the five candidates. Senior Matt Miller of Wall acted as Hillary Clinton, junior Jonathan Slovak of Spring Lake Heights as...

Stein rally brings crowds and controversy

Stein rally brings crowds and controversy

Lauren DeFelice and Sarah McNey

October 21, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election, Showcase

Jill Stein, the candidate for the Green Party, held her first rally on Oct. 21. In the CHS mock election, junior Zoe McDonnell of Middletown is representing Stein. Junior Veronica Yaron of Little Silver represented Ajamu Baraka, Stein’s running mate. At the rally, McDonnell introduced Yaron, who spoke on ...

Castle discusses foreign policy

Castle discusses foreign policy

Neil Estrada

October 20, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election, Showcase

Junior Matt Avena of Middletown is representing Constitutional Party candidate Darrell Castle in the mock election, and he held his third rally of the campaign, which focused on foreign policy today. The meeting had a turnout of  50-60 students, mainly freshmen. Before the meeting, freshman Vaughn Batista ...

Johnson talks strategy

Colin Martin

October 19, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election

The Gary Johnson Campaign, headed by freshmen Sawyer Barth of Tinton Falls, kicked off his third campaign meeting of this year’s mock election on Wednesday Oct. 19. The meeting took place in the freshman hallway as Barth called for his staff to come together and discuss their strategy to beat out ...

Castle gains support at second rally

Castle gains support at second rally

Neil Estrada

October 18, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election

Junior Matt Avena of Middletown is representing Constitutional Party candidate Darrell Castle in the mock election and just held his second political rally of the campaign today. Unlike yesterday’s rally, which was booed when he announced it in the cafeteria, this one got clapping upon announcem...

Castle holds first rally

Castle holds first rally

Neil Estrada

October 17, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election

Junior Matt Avena of Middletown is representing Constitutional Party candidate Darrell Castle in the mock election, and today he held his first political rally of the mock election. In an attempt to gather viewers for this event, Avena used a megaphone to make an announcement in the cafeteria. After...

Castle explains and promotes Constitution party

Castle explains and promotes Constitution party

Neil Estrada

October 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election

Constitutional party candidate Darrell Castle will be represented by junior Matthew Avena of Middletown in this year’s CHS mock election. On Oct. 14, Avena hosted his first meeting for the candidate to explain the lesser-known Constitution Party platform, which he summarized as “to follow the C...

Johnson and team prepares for election

Johnson and team prepares for election

Brian Schade

October 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election, Showcase

The first mock election meeting for Gary Johnson, represented by Sawyer Barth, took place Friday, Oct. 14. Students from many different grade levels attended and volunteered to be a part of the campaign. Sawyer has many ideas on how to give his candidate a fighting chance at CHS. At the meeting, a...

Clinton kicks off the campaign

Clinton kicks off the campaign

Jacqueline Geller

October 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Mock Election, Showcase

The CHS mock debate process officially started during lunch on Oct. 14. Senior Maddie Curtis of Spring Lake Heights will play the role of Hillary Clinton. At her first team meeting, she welcomed everyone who came to support her and made highlighted how she feels ready to be a part of the debate. The...

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