high school mock vote http://wamc.org en Jim Shea - High School Mock Presidential Election http://wamc.org/post/jim-shea-high-school-mock-presidential-election <p>If high school students could vote, President Barack Obama would sail to an easy re-election. A mock vote was held at 130 high schools across the country, and on Sunday night, the votes were counted. Obama received 50 percent of the vote and 316 electoral votes, while Mitt Romney took 41 percent of the popular vote, and 208 electoral votes. This mock election has been held every four years since 1988. It was organized by Jim Shea a teacher at Northfield-Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts. He spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 17:50:00 +0000 Brian Shields 51424 at http://wamc.org