Getting Ready for Our Mock Election

Getting Ready for Our Mock Election

Cross posted at #kidvote blog. We have been getting ready for our mock election at Wyman Elementary in Rolla, Missouri. We are going to be having our election tomorrow October 30. Our third grade class is hosting the mock election for the whole school so we had to get a few things ready before Wyman students were ready to vote. First, we came up with a list of jobs that will need to be covered on the day of the election. Here is the list we came up with: Class guides – We decided we didn’t want to have classes standing in line for a long time so we decided to have a class guide go get each class when we were ready for them. Voter Registrations Checkers – These people make sure that voter registration cards are complete and collect them. (Only second grade on up were going to bring registration cards.) Signature book keeper – Before receiving a ballot in a real election, you must sign your name so we have a person watching our signature book. (Second grade and up). Ballot distributor and demonstrator – The person handing out the ballots and showing citizens how to use the ballot. Voter assistants – These people help voters to find empty voting booths and assist as needed. Ballot Box Guards – The guards made sure that no one messes around with the ballot box. Counters/Election judges – This group are doing the actual counting of the ballots by keeping tally marks. They are also the election judges that must agree on disputed ballots. Graphers – The graphers are going to take the data from...