Kids Voting Shakopee Releases Results of Student Vote for 2012 Election
Children voting at Kids Voting Shakopee polls made their own selections for President and local races.
Adults weren't the only ones voting in Shakopee on Tuesday. Children in Shakopee and the surrounding area cast their ballots at Kids Voting Shakopee polls at locations throughout the Shakopee Public School District.
The purpose of the Kids Voting organization is to prepare children to be future, informed voters.
A total of 2,423 voters submitted their ballots to Kids Voting Shakopee polls. Here are the results of the student vote.
President/Vice President: Mitt Romney received 51.2 percent of the vote and Barack Obama received 45.1 percent of the vote.
U.S. Senate: Amy Klobuchar (DFL) won with 45.5 percent of the vote.
U.S. Congressional District 2: John Kline (R) was the winner with 65.3 percent of the vote.
Minnesota Senate District 55: Students chose Kathy Busch (DFL) over Eric Pratt (R). Busch received 55.2 percent of the vote.
Minnesota House District 55A: Mike Beard (R) won with 58.4% of the vote.
Minnesota House District 55B: Tony Albright (R) received 68.5 percent of the votes.
Students also voted on the marriage and voter ID amendments. The marriage amendment failed with 53.4 percent voting no while the voter ID amendment passed with 51 percent voting yes.
For full results, click on the PDF image above, or go to the Kids Voting Shakopee website.
See the full Election Day album on Kids Voting Shakopee Facebook page.
For more election results:
- Shakopee 2012 Election Results
- Election 2012: Kline Beats Obermueller to Retain Congressional Seat
- Election 2012 Minnesota House and Senate District 55 Results by Scott County Precinct