Kids Voting Election

Experience elections with GenerationNation's Kids Voting program

Kids Voting, a 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. In Election 2012, over 100,000 Charlotte-area students participated in the presidential vote.

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.

Charlotte Region

Outside of Mecklenburg County? Contact us to learn how to involve your school or youth program in GenerationNation and the Kids Voting program!

Election 2015

Coming soon!

Election 2014

Learn more!

On the news

Watch students read, think and decide


WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC



View photos

Election 2015

On the ballot: Mayor and councils for Charlotte and towns, Board of Education At-Large


Election 2014

On the ballot: US Senate, County Commission, US House, NCGA, Sheriff, sales tax referendum, bond

Student Candidate Guide 2014

Vote online

School info 2014



Classroom activities

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.

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

Kids Voting*


* Note: GenerationNation is not responsible for liabilities of Kids Voting North Carolina and Kids Voting USA

Educating and engaging K-12 students to lead.

Smart, fun programs connect classroom learning with hands-on experiences that build civic literacy and leadership from an early age.



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