Kids Voting Election 2012

Ready to learn - and vote - in this year's exciting election? Here's your chance!


Between October 22 and November 6, all K-12 students have the opportunity to cast a mock vote in this year's exciting election!



Mecklenburg County


Click here to access ballot with all offices in adult Mecklenburg County election

Charlotte region (NC and SC)


Charlotte-area teachers outside of Mecklenburg: if you would like to receive school-level results, contact us

Other locations


Kids Voting Days at the polls

Thanks to our partnership with the Board of Elections, all students have an opportunity to experience democracy in action at on Kids Voting Days at designated polling places.

On Kids Voting Days, students may vote at any designated site. (It runs like early voting does for adults: students can anywhere, regardless of where they live or where their parents are registered.) Sites are conveniently located across the community. Look for the Kids Voting booths, hosted by GenerationNation volunteers.

Early Voting - view a list of sites

  • Saturday, October 27
  • Monday, October 29
  • Saturday, November 3

Election Day - view a list of sites

  • Tuesday, November 6

Learn more and view list of sites


At school or after school

Many schools and youth programs are hosting Kids Voting elections during the voting period. Check with your School Representative, teacher or principal, or contact GenerationNation to learn about your school's Election 2012 vote.


Educational resources

Visit GenNation's K12in2012 site for curriculum, activities and resources for teaching about Election 2012 - check for updates through Inauguration Day. (Looking for non-election resources? Visit the Learning Center.)

School representatives - find information here about planning your schoolwide Kids Voting Election 2012

Contact GenerationNation to connect your Charlotte-region school with this exciting hands-on educational opportunity!


Primary Election 2012

In May, K-12 students participated in the North Carolina primary. VIEW RESULTS HERE