Meet the 2020 Statewide Election Candidates!
Seven fifth-grade students from across the state are finalists in the 2020-21 race for Connecticut’s Kid Governor (CTKG)! The Statewide Election is set to run November 2-10 as over 5,600 students get ready to vote for one of their peers to serve a year-long term as the 2021 CTKG.
The seven Final Candidates in the Statewide Election for CTKG and their community issues are:
- Claire – Racism
- Cora – Climate Change
- Houda – Body Shaming
- Myalee – Racism
- Nathan – Racism
- Reese – Pandemic Health
- Sameer – College Readiness
Watch the Candidate’s Campaign Videos
#CTKGVotes2020 Photo Contest
Document your election experience, however it may look, and share your best photos with us! Photos can be of your students socially distanced and casting their ballots or in their virtual classroom discussing the three branches of government. Show us how your students are engaging with the program this year!
Send you photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on social media using @CTKidGovernor and the hashtag #CTKGvote2020 by November 10, 2020 at 5:00pm. The best photo will be featured as our Facebook cover photo in the days leading up to the announcement of the next CTKG!
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 National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies.