Kids Voting - I Voted! Student Election

Experience elections with GenerationNation's Student Election!

Still known to many as Kids Voting, the student election program of GenerationNation offers K-12 students opportunities to learn about and get involved in elections each year though a mock vote, service-learning in polling places, student council elections, teacher curriculum and more. Since the program was launched in Charlotte in 1992, hundreds of thousands of students have participated.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg area

Every year, each student has the exciting opportunity to experience elections! Students in kindergarten through high school participate in a variety of ways, including:

Election results are counted and announced in the media and to schools after Election Day - you can see how students voted.

Cities and school districts in other areas

GenerationNation's programs are available to all teachers and students in any location. Contact us to learn how to involve your school or youth program in GenerationNation and the student election!


Election 2018

coming soon! we are transitioning to a new website

Election 2018 resources include the toolkit, candidate guide, and student vote

On the ballot in 2018: Congress, County Commission, Student Rep for CMS school board and more!

Voting October 23-November 6

Student leadership and community service opportunities

Election 2017

Election 2017

Teachers: Election 2017 Lessons and Resources Toolkit, Candidate Guide, and Student Vote information

Student Election 2017 information

Students: vote here!

Leadership and community service opportunities

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Election 2016

Teachers: Election 2016 Lessons and Resources Toolkit

Teachers: Election 2016 Student Vote information

Debate activities

Candidate guide

Student election





Election 2018

info posted soon - we are transitioning to a new website!

Election 2017

Election 2017 toolkit and student vote information



Election 2016

Election 2016 toolkit

Make your voice heard October-24-November 8, 2016

Classroom activities

The I Voted sticker is just the start! Standards-based classroom activities are available through the year for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Use the election to drive interest and strengthen comprehension in social studies, reading, writing and math through the year!

Student council elections

Let us host your next student council election. Contact us for more information.



Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Charter, independent, religious and home schools

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections

Other organizations

GenerationNation develops a new generation of civic leaders.




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