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 12, 2012 to pick their … 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 [from left to right]: Marie Van … Continued

Citizens Arrive

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Girl’s State staff spent today, June 10th, welcoming new citizens onto the TLU campus. Citizens had the opportunity to learn about parties and official positions, get  a head start on writing bills, try out for our talent show, check out the gift shop, and … Continued

Staff preparing for citizens

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Girls State staff is working hard, preparing for citizens to arrive today. Counselors have been creatively designing cities as party staff thinks up ways to pump up Nationalist and Federalist spirit. Our legislative staff has been reviewing procedure so our legislative chambers run smoothly … Continued