Minnesota Secretary Of State - Students Vote 2018 Results
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Students Vote 2018 Results

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.

Statewide results for Governor and Lieutenant Governor

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

Candidate Party Total Votes Percent
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%
Write-In Write-In  2,645 3.85%
*Spoiled Ballots    634  

* 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.

School-by-school results

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MAP of participating schools

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Margin of victory by school district

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