Students Participate in Kids Voting Program on Election Day
More than 2,200 ballots were cast by St. Louis Park Public Schools students in grades 2-8 on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, as part of the Kids Voting program.
Kids Voting is dedicated to educating Minnesota youth about the rights, responsibilities, and mechanics of participating in American democracy. Students voted for the same candidates and issues as adults.
According to research, communities that participate in Kids Voting projects have increased overall voter turnout by 3 to 5 percent.
The districtwide results for the Kids Voting program were as follows: