First Round Mock Election Results Show Trump Narrowly Defeating Clinton 02 Nov 16

SAINT PAUL — Secretary of State Steve Simon announced the first round of results for Minnesota Students Vote 2016, the first statewide mock election for high school students.

Over 77,000 students from 213 high schools so far have cast a mock ballot for U.S. President.

The results show, as of Oct. 31, Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence (Republican) narrowly defeating Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) by about two percent—34.97% to 32.89%.

The Trump/Pence ticket received 26,930 votes and the Clinton/Kaine ticket received 25,333 votes.

Additional high schools have scheduled their mock election between now and Election Day (November 8), and results will be updated at that time.

Donald Trump won over Hillary Clinton by 90 votes at Hutchinson High School.

Click here to view current results.