The first round of results are in and Donald Trump and Mike Pence are in the lead over Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in Minnesota’s first-ever statewide high school mock election.
Trump and Pence are narrowly defeating Clinton and Kaine by about two percent-34.97-percent to 32.89-percent. The Trump/Pence ticket received 26,930 votes and the Clinton/Kaine ticket received 25,333 votes. Secretary of State Steve Simon announced the results today. Over 77,000 students from 213 high schools so far have cast a mock ballot for U-S President.
Additional high schools have scheduled their mock election between now and Election Day (November 8) and results will be updated at that time.