Get down with The Mixtones and then get out and VOTE!
Arizona School for the Arts (ASA) high school students drew inspiration from the Citizens Clean Elections Commission (CCEC) ‘18 in 2018’ Take Flight AR mural to create an original ‘sound track’ to encourage participation in the upcoming Arizona elections. The lively a capella piece is written, performed and directed by high school seniors and is titled Let Your Voice Be Heard. The singers, known as The Mixtones, remind listeners to ‘spread their wings with their vote.’ The piece debuted in video on the Citizens Clean Election website and social media channels last week.
- Arizona ranks 43rd in the nation for voter turnout.
- 18 in 2018 is a Clean Elections voter education campaign targeting the state’s youngest voters.
- Its centerpiece is an augmented reality mural that is a reminder to ‘take flight’ with your vote.
- Voters 18-29 are the smallest segment of voters who turn out.
- This project is to make sure we as a state have an engaged ‘next generation’ of voters.
- Arizona School for the Arts high school students drew inspiration from the Citizens Clean
- Elections Commission ‘18 in 2018’ to create an original ‘sound track’.
- The sound track is a lively a cappella piece written, performed and directed by high school seniors and is titled Let Your Voice Be Heard.
- The singers are the Mixtones, a talented group of high school seniors that performs many types of cover songs.
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