Drawing held in Secretary of State’s office for $50 savings bond winners of the Youth Election Service Program. Pictured (left to right): Becky Richter, YES program director, Secretary of State John Gale, Joni Sundquist, Nebraska Bankers Association.
More than 260 YES participants from 27 counties worked over 1,460 hours at the polls during the 2012 primary and general elections. YES is a program designed to increase interest and involvement in the election system among youth ages 14-18. Twenty students were awarded $50 savings bonds courtesy of the Nebraska Bankers Association.