Presidential Candidate Q&A Tonight

by jhwygirl

One most of us probably haven’t heard about, either, but one that has a local Montana connection.

Nickelodeon is hosting a Q&A tonight with Linda Ellerbee, filled with questions from 10 young citizens from across America. That includes Great Falls teenager Jasmine Flamand, a 14-year old student from C.M. Russell High School.

Her question for the candidates? Jasmine is one of 4 children in her family, and she wanted to know how she and her siblings will be able to afford to go to college.

Good question. I’ll be interested to hear both candidate’s answer.

The special is only a half-hour long (begins at 7 p.m.) – good Sunday evening family fare. Afterwards, kids can go online and vote at Kids Pick the President.

Interestingly, to day, Nickelodeon voters have been amazingly accurate in predicting the next President of the United States: They’ve been correct in 4 of the last 5 elections, missing it in 2004 (and I know many who would share a laugh – or a cry – with me on that one.)

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