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Voter registration Day at Lewis County High School – WV News

Several Lewis County High School students who are old enough to register to vote received the opportunity on Thursday, Sept. 9. September is Voter Registration Month. Secretary of State Mac Warner visited the school and talked to students about the importance of voting.This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the 26th Amendment, which lowered the voting age to 18. Character actor Lee Dean also attended, portraying Harrison County native U.S. Sen. Jennings Randolph. Randolph worked 29 years, from 1942 until 1971 to get the amendment passed through Congress. He is considered the “Father of the 26th Amendment.”Warner discussed the …

 

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