Over 11,900 Students Registered to Vote in the 2016 High School Voter Registration Drive (HSVR)
For Immediate Release
For Immediate Release Media Contact:
Andrea Perri (954)712-1960 firstname.lastname@example.org
February 11, 2016
Over 11,900 Students Registered to Vote in the
2016 Winter High School Voter Registration Drive (HSVR)
Broward County, FL – The High School Voter Registration Drive (HSVR) is an annual effort between the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office and, with the cooperation and significant support of the Broward County Public Schools and numerous Private and Charter Schools. The week long drive was held January 19-22. The goal of 10,000 was significantly surpassed by a total of 11,946 pre-registered and registered students.
Staff from the election office visited 67 local high schools in January. The staff from the election office was on hand to assist the high school students and school staff as they conducted their voter registration drives. The schools with the most registered students will be recognized at their school’s annual awards ceremony. They will receive the coveted championship trophy, banners, and certificates.
The Supervisor of Elections Office would like to congratulate all participating students for their outstanding hard work and commitment to becoming registered voters during the High School Voter Registration Week. The schools that registered the most students within their category are listed below.
School Size Winning High School City Total Registrations
1A Somerset Academy Pembroke Pines 211
2A Dave Thomas Education Coconut Creek 92
3A Pompano Beach High School Pompano Beach 216
4A Pembroke Pines Charter Pembroke Pines 497
5A West Broward High School Pembroke Pines 561
6A Stoneman Douglas High School Coral Springs 729
Complete 2016 HSVR results can be found on the Broward County Supervisor of Election’s office website, Twitter and Facebook pages.
For further information, contact Gino Herring, Voter Education Director, or Tonya Edwards, Public Information/Voter Education Coordinator at (954)712-1303, or log on to the Elections website at: www.browardsoe.org.
Dr. Brenda C. Snipes, Supervisor of Elections