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Student Mock Election runs Oct. 26-30


While Washington voters have until Nov. 3 to fill out and return their General Election ballots, thousands of students in grades K-12 will have their own chance next week to experience voting by taking part in the annual Washington State Mock Election.

Now in its 11th year, the Mock Election lets students experience “voting” for real candidates and measures. Sponsored by the Office of Secretary of State, the Mock Election is a nonpartisan educational program that teaches kids to be informed voters.

The Mock Election is free and open to all Washington K-12 students who attend public, private or tribal school or are homeschooled. Voting takes place online, starting Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. an...

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