Mission Statement

Our mission is to prepare young people to be educated, engaged voters; support educators in teaching the rights and responsibilities of citizenship; stimulate political awareness among youth and adults; and increase participation in our democracy.

The Results Are In

With 1,871 votes cast, the 2016 Kids Voting Election was a great success.  Thank you to the many businesses, churches, organizations, and individual volunteers who made this Election Day a great experience for our students!

The winners of the Kids Voting Shakopee 2016 Election are:

  • President/Vice President of the United States:  Hillary Clinton/Tim Kaine
  • U.S. Representative District 2:  Angie Craig
  • Associate Justice – Supreme Court 6:  Michelle MacDonald
  • State Senator District 55:  Eric Pratt
  • State Senator District 56:  Phillip Sterner
  • State Representative District 55A:  Mary Hernandez
  • State Representative District 56A:  Tie between Drew Christensen and Jared Christiansen
  • Prior Lake Mayor:  Kenneth Hedberg
  • Prior Lake City Council:  Dave Thompson and Kevin Burkart
  • County Commissioner District 1:  Barbara Weckman Brekke
  • County Commissioner District 4:  Dave Beer
  • Remove Lawmakers’ Power to Set Their Own Pay:  Yes

View the full results for the Kids Voting Shakopee 2016 Election here.

Additionally, a mock presidential vote was held at Shakopee Schools Grades 6-9 and the winner was Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.  View the full results of the mock presidential vote here.

Poster Contest Winners

This election year students in the Shakopee School district and Shakopee Area Catholic Schools participated in our Kids Voting Shakopee Poster Contest.  Check out all the winners and great work of many students on our What’s New page!