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  • GenerationNation | www.GenerationNation.org   Election 2013  For more information visit www.generationnation.org    This learning opportunity educates students about democracy, reading and analyzing  information, the election process, making decisions, different levels of government,  ways  that  citizens  participate  in  political  life,  and  more.    In  2012,  over  100,000  Charlotte‐Mecklenburg students participated.    What is the mock election program?  K‐12 students experience elections through hands‐on activities. They learn about and vote on real  candidates and issues and take part in community service‐learning to compliment classroom learning  about civics and democracy in the classroom.   Kids  Voting  is  a  program  of  GenerationNation.  The  mock  election  provides  students  the  most  authentic, educational election experience in the nation.   Educational resources are available to help students to learn about government, the candidates, the  election process, and student voice on community policies and decisions impacting K‐12 students.    K‐12 students have different ways to participate – this is determined by the School Representative:  Vote at school (October 22 – November 5)  Vote in designated polling places (October 26, November 1, November 2, and November 5)  Community service‐learning (October 26, November 1, November 2, and November 5)  GenerationNation can also assist your school with other elections through the year      Student Ballot Questions – Election 2013  The following is a list of ALL races – your students will only vote on certain questions based on age  and location.  Mayor (Charlotte, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill, Pineville)  School Board and Education Bonds  Charlotte City Council At‐Large and Town Councils  Grades 3‐12 will have opportunity to vote in student referendum on local issues (student  voice on issues highlighted by city, county and CMS leadership)    When are results announced?  Students’ votes are tabulated and reported to the community, announced through the media and  posted on www.generationnation.org   School‐level results are available for schools using the online ballot