News & Events

 

Kids Voting Election

Thanks to everyone who worked hard to make the Kids Voting election a success! It was a record turnout!

 

Students participating: 100,342
 

President

  • Obama 64%
  • Romney 30%
  • Johnson 6%

Governor

  • Dalton 44%
  • McCrory 45%
  • Howe 11%

Student referendum

 

City - consolidate city and county government?

  • Yes 61%
  • No 39%

County - how to use extra funds?

  • Make community nicer (parks, libraries, etc.) 13%
  • Help people in need (social services, health, job training) 49%
  • Save $ for future uses 15%
  • Lower taxes 23%

CMS - new magnet program?

  • Museum 20%
  • Health/Wellness 16%
  • Teaching 13%
  • Broadcast/Communications 18%
  • Leadership 26%
  • Residential 7%


CMS - What do you need more of in your classroom to help you learn?

  • Technology 52%
  • Guest speakers 19%
  • Opportunities for real-world problem solving 19%
  • US/Global partnerships 10%


CMS - New Career/Technical Education program?

  • Cosmetology 20%
  • Automotive 21%
  • Construction 20%
  • Horticulture 14%
  • Culinary 25%

U.S. House of Representatives

District 8

  • Kissell 49%
  • Hudson 51%

District 9

  • Roberts 54%
  • Pittenger 37%
  • Campbell 9%

District 12

  • Watt 67%
  • Brosch 33%

Mecklenburg County Commission

At-Large

  • Cotham 18%
  • Fuller 16%
  • Ratliff 16%
  • Powers 16%
  • Hobbs 13%
  • Peterson 12%
  • Bateman 7%

District 1 - Bradford 49% Bentley 51%

District 2 - Leake 53% Spitzmiller 46%

District 3 - Dunlap 100%

District 4 - Clarke 100%

District 5 - Harvey 55 % Ridenhour 45%

District 6 - Green-Johnson 41% James 59%