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BERWYN, PA – Politics always seem to be on the mind. And one senior at Conestoga High School is on a mission to get her cohort more active and vocal in the political world.Senior Jahnavi Rao recently started a new group called 2018 New Voters and undertook a mission to get her fellow students registered to vote.According to the Tredyffrin/Easttown School District, 2018 New Voters is non-partisan grassroots political organization that works to give a voice to those who were not eligible to vote in 2016, and to empower youth in general.Those efforts have now led to Rao and her team to earn state recognition for their civic work.On Oct. 4, a group of 40 student volunteers visited all the senior homerooms in Conestoga High School where they distributed “Pledge to Vote” cards and handed out voter registration forms to all students eligible to vote.