The program is open to elementary and high schools and there is no cost to participate. Schools may offer Student Vote to as many classes as they choose.
Registered schools are supplied with a variety of learning materials, including lesson plans, videos, slides and digital activity templates, as well as election supplies for the coordination of the vote.
The activities are intended to inform students about government and election process, encourage research into the parties and/or candidates, and foster dialogue among students and their families.
Students vote for the local candidates running in their electoral district or municipality. The Student Vote results are shared publicly after the close of polls on election day.
of educators said they would like to participate in Student Vote again.
of students said they believe that is our responsibility as citizens to vote in elections after participating in the program.
of parents said the program gave their family an opportunity to learn more about politics.
of students said they plan to vote when they are eligible.