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■Class discussion: Could a person under 18 run for public office in your state? Do you think an underage candidate could win office? Has an underage candidate ever been elected? Should any citizen be prevented from running for office? Should any citizen be prevented from voting? What are the voting laws in your state? Do you trust voters to elect qualified people to office? Why or why not? Do you think the political system is working?
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