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PW-S District to end voting in schools after April election PDF Print E-mail
Written by BILL SCHANEN IV   
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 18:33

Hosting polling places seen as a security risk because of public access

    Port Washington voters will cast their ballots at regular polling places in schools as they have for decades during next week’s Feb. 19 primary and the April general election, but then voting in school buildings will end because of security concerns following the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.

    Port Washington-Saukville School District officials who have long embraced voting in schools as the ultimate civics lesson for students and an opportunity for the  public to visit schools have now decided that allowing essentially unchecked access to two of its buildings on election days is just too risky.

 
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