JAY PHILBRICK IS AN 18-YEAR-OLD WHO HELPED CHOOSE THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

NO KIDDING! Among 538 little-known men and women Jay Philbrick officially helped select the next occupant of The White House on Monday, December 14th. He was among three other members of the Electoral College from the State of Maine.“It’s exceptional for an 18-year-old to play this role,” said Maine Senator Angus King. “What we need in our country right now is more youth engagement.”  And that seems to be what he got.The young elector would like to make changes to the Electoral College. – “I don’t think in its current state it’s exactly serving its purpose. I don’t think it’s fair and representative.” he said.  (Canada’s National newspaper, The Globe and Mail, published a half-page story on Jay Philbrick, his family and reasons why he’d been chosen. Title of the article: “Last month’s vote wasn’t really the presidential election)

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