State Party Officials Elected

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Because the Girls State program is entirely non-partisan, citizens operate with mock political parties. They elect precinct, county and state party officials and write their own party platform. The National and Federal parties convened June 18, 2013 to pick their state … Continued

Floor Leaders Selected

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Potential floor leaders are interviewed by the presiding officers and aides of the house and senate. These floor leaders are then available during house and senate sessions to help their fellow citizens. Congratulations to: Jessica Skansi (National Party leader in the Senate), Jahnavi Muppaneni (Federal … Continued

Focusing on City Government

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Today Citizens followed up the great lecture by Director Stephanie McDonald on local government by organizing and adopting their city charters. Each city’s charter establishes their corporate limits and powers of annexation, sets their management structure and official offices, and … Continued

2013 Session Officially Begins

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Girls State citizens arrived in Seguin for the start of the 2013 session of Texas Bluebonnet Girls State.  Excited counselors and staff welcomed the new citizens, who will learn about Texas state, county, political party, and local government.  Associate Director of … Continued

Download The Bluebonnet

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The 16th edition of The Bluebonnet is now available for download! Read about our elected officials, talent show participants, and more in our annual newsletter. Suitable for printing out and putting in scrapbooks. Spread the word–tell all your fellow citizens … Continued