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Civic Writing Contest asks question ‘Why Vote?’

LEWISTON, Idaho - The Lewis-Clark State College PoliSci Club is conducting its second annual LC Valley Civic Writing Contest, seeking a short answer/essay to the question: “Why vote?” The competition is open to all students (college, high school, middle school, and home school) as long as they live or are attending a school in Asotin County or Nez Perce County.

Submissions must be 1,000 words or less and can be emailed to [email protected] or [email protected].  Submissions may also be mailed to Lewis-Clark State College: Attention Dr. Leif Hoffmann, 500 8th Avenue, Lewiston, Idaho  83501.  Name and contact information must be included in the submission.

The first place prize is $100, the second place prize is $50, and the third place prize is $25.  The deadline for submission is December 1.  Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony on December 10.

For more information, please contact Dr. Leif Hoffmann, Assistant Professor of Political Science, at [email protected] or 208.792.2818 or PoliSci Club President Leticia Scott at [email protected].  More information is also available at