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
|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%|
* 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.