REGISTERING TO VOTE FOR THE FIRST TIME

SUNDAY MAY 18, 2014

REGISTERING TO VOTE FOR THE FIRST TIME

SOMERSET — Student Michael Valley registered to vote during the lunch period at Somerset Berkley Regional High School last Thursday…

…Somerset Town Clerk Dolores Berge set up an area in the cafeteria of the high school where students who have turned 18 years old could register to vote during their lunch periods. Thirty students registered to vote during the session. If the students were going away to college this year, Ms. Berge gave them some information on how to vote by absentee ballots. She said more students registered to vote last Thursday than she thought would…

…In the cafeteria, Ms. Berge and registrar Joseph Costa helped to register people to vote, as did selectmen’s candidate Steven Moniz and one of his campaign organizers, Gen Andrade. Alexandria Murphy, a student at the high school, volunteered to walk around the cafeteria and ask seniors about registering to vote. Miss Somerset, Courtney Stern, also attended to help promote students registering to vote…”

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