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The Lansing Journal journeys: Informed voting in Lansing elections

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submitted by Bonnie Cuthbert and Terri Stallinga

“I tried to do a selfie with both of us,” said Bonnie Cuthbert, “but my arms just weren’t long enough!” So she allowed her husband Jim to be featured in this Lansing Journal Journeys photo.

“Jim Cuthbert voted on Election Day after reading the great article about all the candidates in The Lansing Journal,” wrote his wife, Bonnie Cuthbert. (Photo: Bonnie Cuthbert)

Tom and Terri Stallinga also practiced informed voting on Election Day, although Tom was already finished voting by the time The Lansing Journal arrived at their polling place.

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Terri Stallinga is a faithful voter and a faithful reader of The Lansing Journal. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

About The Lansing Journal Journeys

Lansing Journal Journeys

The Lansing Journal Journeys is an award-winning feature that showcases people displaying The Lansing Journal in creative locations.

To participate, you don’t have to wait for a special occasion like Election Day. Take a photo anywhere, and make sure The Lansing Journal is in it somewhere. Then email it to [email protected] and tell us:

  1. The names of any people (or animals) in the photo
  2. Some information about the location
  3. The name of the person who took the photo

We’ll publish them online as soon as possible. Make sure you are subscribed, so you see your photos when we post them!

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.