llinoisCivics.org and the Illinois Democracy School Network are joining Kids Voting USA to invite 6-12th grade classrooms throughout Illinois to participate in the Kids Voting Illinois Statewide Mock Election this fall.
Schools who participate in this simulation of a democratic process will be connected to:
A ballot tailored to their region with candidates for president, US Senate, US House, IL House, IL Senate, and the Illinois Graduated Income Tax Amendment.
Cross-curricular resources to facilitate a school-wide mock elections
A secure voting platform through Double Click Democracy that is COPPA compliant to protect student privacy. Students can vote via electronic or paper ballot.
Post-election results to analyze your school's vote with other schools in your region, state, and nation.
Democracy is NOT a spectator sport! Register your school TODAY for the Kids Voting Illinois Statewide Mock Election and share it with your friends.