Issues-Based Election Bill

Sponsored by LHS Student-Faculty Senate, passed on in 1990

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Voter Registration Drive

Candidates for Senate, class offices and class council will each write a short paragraph before the election. It will summarize what a candidate plans to do if elected and his/her views on issues concerning LHS. These paragraphs will be typed and distributed in home rooms to the proper constituencies.

Rationale

It may prevent elections from being solely popularity contests It focuses attention on issues, giving voters actual reasons to vote for certain candidates Voters should be given the opportunity to vote on character as well as opinion