yVote!: Helping Our Next Generation of Voters Be Election Ready

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Beth White

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In Fall 2008, the civics education program yVote! was introduced; the program is aimed at encouraging high school students to vote. Over the last five years, partnerships have been forged with 27 public, private, and charter high schools and more than 2,500 students have been registered to vote.

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Beth White

 

 

 

 

Now serving her second term in office, Marion County Clerk Beth White is the chief fiscal agent and record keeper for county’s Superior and Circuit Courts and the secretary of the local Election Board. Before holding elected office, Beth worked in the administration of Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson, represented state and local agencies as general counsel, and served as a Deputy Prosecutor. She received her undergraduate degree from IU-Bloomington and is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center.