Kent School District leads voter registration drive

The Kent School District led a districtwide voter registration drive over the last few months to encourage everyone who is eligible to sign up to vote.

“By registering to vote and then exercising that right, we are able to choose the leaders of tomorrow,” said Superintendent Calvin Watts in a district news release Thursday. “We are investing in our community by supporting the election process, which is one of our nation’s most important foundations of democracy.”

Beginning last July, new legislation allows teens who are 16 and 17 years old to sign up as future voters and be automatically registered to vote when they turn 18. Continue Reading on Kent Reporter