JPS high schools host voter registration challenge

JPS high schools host voter registration challenge
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - All seven of Jackson Public School high schools will host a voter registration challenge on Friday, September 25, and Monday, September 28.

Both events will be held from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. The events are sponsored by the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable.

JPS says the schools will form teams to conduct drive-through voter registration drives. Prizes range from $5,000 for first place to $1,000 for third place.

The district says it encouraged schools to alert their students who are 18 years of age to come by and get registered to vote.

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