More than 6,000 students under the voting age cast ballots in Student Vote PEI for the 2015 provincial election.

After learning about the democratic process, researching the candidates and party platforms, and debating the future of Prince Edward Island, students cast ballots for official candidates running in their electoral district.

6,440 votes were reported from 42 schools representing 25 out of 27 electoral districts in the province.


Student Vote is the flagship program of CIVIX.

CIVIX coordinated the Student Vote program for the Prince Edward Island provincial election with support from Elections PEI and the Government of CanadaThe Guardian and Journal-Pioneer provided support through promotion, editorial coverage and the publication of results.