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The Power of ONE.

On Nov. 1, 2012, the Promote the Vote Oratory Competition was held in Jackson on the subject of: “Should the Electoral College continue or be abolished?” The eight finalists below gave their Pro or Con arguments and three were chosen by a panel as statewide winners. Links to transcripts of their arguments are below.

Pro Electoral College Arguments Con Electoral College Arguments
Rex Ames Anthony Covacevich
HenryDavid Cohen Safir Monroe
Second Place Winner
Anna Beth Houston
First Place Winner
Sara Papovic'
Mariah Warner Genevieve Savoie
Third Place Winner