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Temperance and Good Citizenship Day comes to Washington schools Jan. 14

Annual statewide public school event promotes civics education and engagement

 

Last updated 1/17/2022 at 11:09am

High-school students have the opportunity to register to vote or sign up as a future voter on Temperance and Good Citizenship Day Friday, Jan. 14.

Public high schools throughout Washington will observe Temperance and Good Citizenship Day Friday, Jan. 14.

One of several Washington state civic observances, Temperance and Good Citizenship Day was enacted by the state legislature in 1923 to promote civics education and peaceful citizen engagement.

On Temperance and Good Citizenship Day, high-school seniors have the opportunity to register to vote during their social studies classes, either with a printed voter-registration form or via VoteWA.gov, Washington's online voter portal.

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