Oregon Student Mock Election
Teaching students – through experience-based education – about the elections process and the importance of voting
Oregon’s four-time national award-winning program is coordinated by the League of Women Voters and championed by the Oregon Secretary of State and the Oregon Department of Education.
Participation is free and includes curriculum materials that are aligned with Oregon Social Studies Standards.
My Voice National Student Mock Election:
The Oregon Student Mock Election is affiliated with the My Voice. Click the link for great resources.
Registration for the 2014 program will be open in the spring of 2014. Registration allows you to gain access to all materials. Once you are registered, you can click on Teachers’ Toolbox to access materials.
What past participants have said about the Oregon Student Mock Election:
- “Once they saw how much my students enjoyed the process, the entire 6-8th grades asked to participate in the future”
- “I was very impressed with the program.”
- “[Students] ended up educating their parents on the election and process…I know many parents became involved and voted because of what their child was learning.”
- “I am a 1st year teacher, and I found that all the support materials were awesome at guiding me through the process.”
- “Being able to pick and choose among many plans for those most suitable or adaptable for my classes was enormously helpful.”
- “Total experience was fabulous! Many thanks.”
- “I found all the lessons provided [were] useful and easy to adapt to meet the needs of my students.”
- “Thank you for all of your work on the Mock Election. I think it is a very valuable experience for all of our students.”
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