Benson encourages Michigan high school students to engage young voters as MI Vote Matters Team Captains
June 23, 2022
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced Michigan high school students can now apply to serve as a MI Vote Matters Team Captain for the Fall 2022 semester. The Michigan Department of State (MDOS) will accept applications for this nonpartisan program to improve youth voter registration and engagement from students, as well as educators and administrators, through July 17.
"It is more important than ever for students to understand their civic rights and set a course to be lifelong voters," said Secretary Benson. "Democracy is a team sport and empowering students to take the lead in...