More than 24,000 elementary, middle and high school students participated in the Student Vote program for the 2018 New Brunswick provincial election.
After learning about the electoral process, researching the issues and platforms, and debating the future of New Brunswick, students cast ballots for the official candidates running in their local electoral district.
As of 4:00 p.m. this afternoon, 175 schools had reported their election results, representing all 49 electoral districts in the province. In total, more than 24,000 ballots were cast by student participants; 23,700 accepted ballots and 700 rejected ballots.
In the Student Vote results, the Liberals won a majority government with 26 seats. The PC Party forms the opposition with 16 seats. The Green Party wins 4 seats. The People’s Alliance wins 3 seats.
VIEW COMPLETE RESULTS HERE: http://studentvote.ca/results/nb2018