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Students cast their ballots in a mock election

November 10, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on Carlmont's mock election.

Among the choices for President are the Democratic and Republican nominees; Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Students vote in a mock election

November 7, 2016

With the presidential election on the horizon, many students are forming opinions about the various candidates and propositions that are at stake. In the spirit of democracy,...

San Jose City Council passed an urgency ordinance on recreational marijuana to take preemptive action on a possible rise in marijuana usage if Proposition 64 is passed.

Urgency ordinance restricts marijuana usage

November 2, 2016

The legalization of marijuana has hit yet another obstacle. On Nov. 1, San Jose City Council adopted an urgency ordinance prohibiting marijuana usage prior to the upcoming...

With the F.B.I.'s recent statement claiming to have discovered more emails related to Hillary Clinton's private server, the Clinton campaign has hit a setback.

Clinton campaign sails through rough waters before election

November 1, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 28, federal law enforcement stated that new emails related to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private server were discovered.  The emails were found on Anthony Weiner’s ...

With the Electoral College, Americans may not have as much of an influence in the election as they thought they did.

Americans look at the Electoral College with skepticism

October 18, 2016

Election Day is just around the corner. However, many Americans either don't understand or like a key component of the election: the Electoral College. This system, in which app...

November is all too close, and many are wondering how much of the population will show up to the polls. If history repeats itself, the answer is clear: not that much.

To vote or not to vote: an American dilemma

October 7, 2016

America has a sad history when it comes to voter turnout, and citizens are wondering if this election will be an anomaly or another slice of the same. In the United States, the...

The Capitol building is the meeting of the house of Representatives and the Senate. Due to this year's Election Day, there should be drastic changes to the running of the country.

Election Day ushers new plans for America

November 10, 2014

A seemingly endless line of responsible US citizens pours out of the polling office and down the street, wrapping around block after block of the neighborhood. Here, they wait...

Campaign posters can be found all around campus until Feb. 25

A new election season begins

February 25, 2014

As students walk down the halls of Carlmont between classes, there is a very good chance they'll see a campaign sign or two along the way. "The signs are everywhere," said sophomore...

Newly elected Belmont City Council members

Students’ hard work pays off in election results

November 7, 2013

On Nov. 5, local elections were held and several Carlmont students were able to see the results of their hard work. The winners of the election are as follows: San Carlos City ...

Watch ASB election videos

Watch ASB election videos

February 19, 2013

Associated Student Body members are busy campaigning for elections that will decide their positions for next school year. Gabi Dimick, Thomas Chin, and Elena Mateus - Sophomore...

Election Day: Carlmont's new leaders

Election Day: Carlmont’s new leaders

March 1, 2012

[media-credit id=56 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Although it took two days, the election results for the 2012-2013 officers have been finalized. Hundreds of Carl...

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