Announcing the 2022 Connecticut’s Kid Governor!

On November 17, 2021, The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House announced that Makhi Ettienne-Modeste was elected by the state’s fifth graders to serve as the 2022 Connecticut’s Kid Governor!

Watch NBC Connecticut’s Keisha Grant and Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz make the official announcement:

Click HERE to watch this “Breaking News” segment video with Spanish subtitles. 


Announcing the 2022 Kid Governor’s Cabinet!

The Kid Governor’s Cabinet is led by Connecticut’s Kid Governor Makhi Ettienne-Modeste and includes the six final candidates from the 2021 Statewide Election. The Cabinet will meet throughout 2022 to advise CTKG Makhi throughout his term, discuss how they can support CTKG Makhi’s campaign platform in their own communities, and collaborate with each other as they accomplish their own three-point platforms. 


#CTKGvotes2021 Photo Contest:
Congratulations to Ms. Maloney’s 5th Grade Class!

The winner of the #CTKGvotes2021 Photo Contest is Ms. Maloney’s 5th Grade Class at St. Ann’s Catholic Academy in Bridgeport! Congratulations to Ms. Maloney and to all of the classes who submitted photos this year.


Connecticut’s Kid Governor® is a national award-winning civics program created by The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House. The program is presented with major funding and support from CT Humanities and the Gawlicki Family Foundation, and in partnership with the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies.