Minnesota Students Vote 2018 was the first statewide midterms mock election for Minnesota high school students organized by the Office of Secretary of State, following the debut of the program in 2016. Over 69,000 students cast a mock ballot for Minnesota's Governor. Find how the students voted below.
Total signed up to participate: 293
Schools reporting: 233
Total ballots Returned for grades 9-12: 69,386
Total votes reported for grades 9-12: 68,752
|Jeff Johnson and Donna Bergstrom||Republican||23,269||33.84%|
|Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan||Democratic-Farmer-Labor||27,641||40.20%|
|Chris Wright and Judith Schwartzbacker||Grassroots-Legalize Cannabis||11,314||16.46%|
|Josh Welter and Mary O’Connor||Libertarian Party||3,883||5.65%|
* A spoiled ballot is a ballot that could not be counted because the voter's ballot marking was not clear. 634 spoiled ballots represents .91% of ballots turned in by students.