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Celebrating Lassen’s 150th: The Votes Are In!

celebrating620Third graders from across Lassen County came to Susanville for the Office of Education’s annual Third Grade History Day on May 2nd, and had a chance to vote in a unique election. The kids were given a ceremonial ballot from the first county election in Lassen, held 15o years ago.

The mock-election was part of the many activities planned in the community to celebrate Lassen County’s Sesquicentennial.

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Lassen County Clerk / Recorder Julie Bustamante collects ballots from the third grade students in front of the courthouse.

Lassen County Clerk and ex-officio Registrar of Voters Julie Bustamante certified the third grader’s votes and noted that there were numerous write-in votes for Mom and Dad, in addition to Isaac Roop.

Santa, Batman, and Hulk Hogan also received write-in votes in addition to one vote each for Mallery and Wilson for Treasurer.

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Lassen County Supervisor Jim Chapman, as town founder Isaac Roop, gave third graders a lesson in the history of our local elections.

And the results of the vote:

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Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
SusanvilleStuff.com Publisher/Editor
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