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First-time Voters are Prepped and Eager to Cast Ballots

Nov 4, 2016

From left, Rochester students Sofia Williams, Jamal White, Nate Ellison and Yaritza Nieves say they’re eager to vote for the first time.
Credit Boris Shirman/RIT

Are you ready for Election Day?

For a lot of us, that may be a tough question to answer, but a group of 18-year-old high school students say they've prepared themselves -- and they’re excited to vote for the first time ever.

In this video, reported and produced by Rochester Institute of Technology sophomore Boris Shirman, several students at Integrated Arts and Technology High School at the Franklin Campus in Rochester share their thoughts about this year’s election.