Bourne High Vote Anticipates Election Day 1960
Class of 1961
Bourne High Vote Anticipates Election Day
Senior social study class put on mock election campaign in Bourne High School Monday. Two assemblies, one for each session, were held In which parties and candidates were represented by students of the class. Representing the Democratic party were Bill LeBlanc speaking on the platform; Marcia Darden, representing Senator Linden Johnson and Bill Towne speaking for Senator Kennedy.
For the Republicans Ken Nelson led off describing the platform. Libby Rogers spoke in favor of Henry Cabot Lodge and Paul Gibbs represented Vice President Nixon.
Chairman of the entire program and assembly moderator was Ed Moxon. Work had been going on organizing the demonstrations for several weeks and the auditorium was decorated with posters. Students during the assemblies put on loud demonstrations.
Voting took place In home rooms this morning and was run under a committee headed by Bob Boyd. The entire campaign was conducted under rules drawn up by a student committee headed by Barry Johnson.
Ed Moxon was chairman of the entire project and also served as moderator for both assemblies. Rules for poster displays and the assemblies were drawn up by the Student Committee. Distribution, collection and counting of ballots was run by students on a committee headed by Bob Boyd.
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