El Estoque

It’s time to vote local

It's time to vote local

Robert Liu

September 24, 2020

Local advocacy can be more impactful than participating in the national election conversation

Lessons and legacies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Lessons and legacies of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Oishee Misra

September 20, 2020

We need to embrace the urgency to eliminate today’s rampant cynicism and idealism

Lowering the primary voting age

Lowering the primary voting age

Anish Vasudevan

April 4, 2020

Why 17 year olds should be able to vote in primaries nationwide

The Blue Wave: Teen involvement in California primaries

Senior Rukmini Banerjee informs a Sunnyvale resident about the California primary process.

Jai Uparkar and Emily Xia

March 11, 2020

Local community members discuss their involvement in the political process

The influence of young voters

Photo by Claire Yang and Jasmine Lee

Jasmine Lee and Claire Yang

March 6, 2020

Students and teachers’ on the importance of student voters

Women’s Suffrage and the Voter’s Choice Act

Women's protest in 2017 on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Anushka De and Andie Liu

November 15, 2019

The passage of the Voter’s Choice Act makes it easier for Californian voters to cast their ballot

Meet the 2020 democratic candidates

Meet the 2020 democratic candidates

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, Swara Tewari, and Neysa Singh

November 15, 2019

The result of the 2016 Presidential election was met with shock by many. The 2020 Presidential election, therefore, captures many Americans' attention, and the Democratic Party claims that their ultimate goal is to remove current President Donald Trump from office. It's hard to tell whether any of th...

Election: Mock presidential election held Nov. 6

Election: Mock presidential election held Nov. 6


November 8, 2012

Mock presidential election held Nov.6 from El Estoque on Vimeo. Tuesday, Nov. 6, was Election Day for all U.S. citizens above the age of 18. At MVHS, though, even those under eighteen lined up to cast their vote on important issues. El Estoque gave students the opportunity to vote in a mock ele...

Student Election Results

Student Election Results

Anushka Patil

November 6, 2012

These are the results of our 2012 student mock election. This post, the banner on our homepage, and our Twitter will be updated throughout the day as votes come in. To view the ballot and voting resources, including guides to all state propositions, click here. Voting is open in the library until ...

Junior prom, outside votes?

Junior prom, outside votes?

Sara Yang

January 28, 2010

Juniors were not the only ones casting votes on Junior Prom theme ballot   Read More »...

Homecoming process altered to increase student participation

Selene Rubino

October 7, 2009

Along with uncertainty about the future of Homecoming floats come changes to the Homecoming process Read More »...

Alternate model of student government rejected

Alternate model of student government rejected

Varada Gavaskar

April 1, 2009

https://www.elestoque.org/2010/images/stories/NewsImages/jocelyn.jpg   This year's elections for the ASB and class officer groups have stuck to the status quo in electing candidates to specific officer positions, despite recent deliberations surrounding an alternate model of student government.   ...