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Eighth graders? Really?

I noticed something strange when I read the candidates’ statements in the Official Sample Ballot. One of the candidates for Superior Court Judge, Anna Ferguson, in listing those who have endorsed her candidacy, included Lyman Gilmore eighth grade students. Do public schools now endorse candidates? I would think that parents would have a problem with a class or a school making a political statement by an endorsement of a candidate.

Cathy Stark

Grass Valley

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