Girls invited to apply to be NH governor for a day

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Published: Mar. 28, 2018 at 2:40 PM EDT
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Middle and high school girls are invited to apply to take Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's job for a day.

Sununu on Wednesday announced a "Governor for a Day" competition as part of Women's History Month. Applicants must answer the prompt, "If I were governor for a day, I would..." via either a written response of fewer than 250 words or a one-minute video.

Written responses can be emailed to GovernorForADay@nh.gov or sent to the governor's office, while video submissions must be sent as

Sununu says the goal is to ensure that the state's next generation of leaders feels empowered to lead.

The contest is a partnership with Girls Inc., Girl Scouts, and Granite Girls State.

The deadline is April 30.

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