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. As of October 30 (preliminary data only), over 46,000 students cast a mock ballot for Minnesota's Governor. Find how the students voted thus far below.


Statewide PRELIMINARY results for Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Total schools participating: 289

Schools reporting as of 10/30/18 (Partial Results): 156

Total ballots Returned for grades 9-12: 46,428

Total votes reported for grades 9-12: 45,941

Candidate Party Total Votes Percent
Jeff Johnson and Donna Bergstrom Republican  14.388 31.32%
Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan Democratic-Farmer-Labor  18,853 41.04%
Chris Wright and Judith Schwartzbacker Grassroots-Legalize Cannabis  7,882 17.16%
Josh Welter and Mary O’Connor Libertarian Party  2,567 5.59%
Write-In Write-In  2,251 4.90%
*Spoiled Ballots    487  

* A spoiled ballot is a ballot that could not be counted because the voter's ballot marking was not clear.  487 spoiled ballots represents 1.05% of ballots turned in by students.


School-by-school results

Click here to download results by school as of 10 30 18.  





MAP of participating schools

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Margin of victory by school district

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