Welcome to the Maine Student Mock Election
October 22, 2014
Participating in the Maine Student Mock Election is an excellent way to encourage young people to become interested in voting and involved in candidates campaigns and state and national issues. More than 40,000 students from 188 schools voiced their opinion in the 2012 Mock Election.
Many schools use this as an opportunity to bring civics and current events into the classroom. Many times such discussions in the classroom continue at the dinner table when the student goes home. Those parents who already vote will reinforce the lessons learned in the classroom. Those parents who are apprehensive about voting may become interested in the electoral process because of the interest developed by their son or daughter.