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E Pluribus Unum: Civics for One and All

By James A. Lee

Allow me to join in the chorus of happy sentiments for a New Year. This year is that one in four years that brings two important events: the Summer Olympics and the presidential election. I’ll leave the sports discussion to others.

Presidential elections have been an interest of mine since the third grade when I explained to my classmates why Richard Nixon was going to be the next president and George Wallace the next vice president. My understanding of the electoral process has improved; my prognostication skills, though, maybe not so much.