ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gerard Ferri announced today that on October 28, 2016, millions of students of all ages will assemble and conduct America's largest student mock election in history. With their partners – Discovery Education, and the University of Virginia's Youth Leadership Initiative, they will report, via a nationally streamed TV Special, on November 1st , the student vote results for the 2016 Presidential Election. This TV Special will be viewed by millions of students and their teachers in classrooms across the U.S. and abroad.
America's Mock Election, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose goals are to excite, empower, and engage America's 54 million elementary, middle, and high school students about the importance of civic awareness, the power of their future voting, and to be a part of a comprehensive in-classroom curriculum that teaches how responsible voters hold their elected officials accountable for what they've promised.
Meg Huebeck, Director of Instruction at YLI, said, "We are pleased to be a content partner with America's Mock Election in educating millions of students, via our civic education curriculum and high tech voter application." www.youthleadership.net
Gerard Ferri, Executive Director and founder of America's Mock Election and Producer of the Student Voter Presidential Results TV Special said, "This historical and patriotic celebration of democracy will reinforces the importance of youth voter education and participation across America."
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