Trump Leads Clinton in Student Vote So Far
‘Minnesota Students Vote 2016’ Mock Election Results
Over 77,000 high school students have voted so far in Minnesota’s first statewide mock election for president
SAINT PAUL — Today, Secretary of State Steve Simon announced the first round of results forMinnesota Students Vote 2016, the first statewide mock election for high school students. Over 77,000 students from 213 high schools so far have cast a mock ballot for U.S. President.
The results show, as of Oct. 31, Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence (Republican) narrowly defeating Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) by about two percent—34.97% to 32.89%. The Trump/Pence ticket received 26,930 votes and the Clinton/Kaine ticket received 25,333 votes. Additional high schools have scheduled their mock election between now and Election Day (November 8), and results will be updated at that time.