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Connecticut’s Kid Governor®

Registration is open for
Connecticut’s Kid Governor®️ 2024-25!

Before the school year ends, register your 2024-25 class for Connecticut’s Kid Governor®! Click the button below to sign up for our free civics program and the fall Statewide Election.

Kid Governor Cristiano Launches his
Fitcoin Program

Kid Governor Cristiano has launched his Fitcoin program, the third point of his Getting Fit 4 Fun platform and a unique initiative to encourage physical activity in schools! The concept is simple – kids can: get active, earn printed Fitcoins from their teachers or school staff, and be recognized for their hard work. Introduce Cristiano’s Fitcoin program in your class to encourage your students to be physically active!

Kid Governor Cristiano and his Cabinet Visit the Capitol

Cristiano and his Cabinet visited the Capitol for an exciting day of meetings with state officials and to see our state government in action! The student leaders were recognized in the House of Representatives and Senate; they met with their respective legislators; they toured the Capitol, Legislative Office Building, and CT-N Control Room; and they had private meetings with Governor Lamont, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, and Secretary of the State Thomas.

Kid Governor Cristiano Starts his
Getting Fit 4 Fun Video Series

Kid Governor Cristiano ran on a platform of promoting physical activity among kids. In February, he launched his Getting Fit 4 Fun video series with videos about physical fitness, physical activities, interviews with professionals, and student-submitted videos.

Kid Governor Cristiano and his Cabinet Launch their Blog!

Kid Governor Cristiano and his Cabinet are hard at work on their platforms as their 2024 term gets underway. In February, they launched their blog where they will post updates on their work and ways 5th graders can support their platforms in their own communities. Visit their blog regularly for new posts!

Meet the
2024 Kid Governor and Cabinet!

On November 21, 2023, The Connecticut Democracy Center in residence at Connecticut’s Old State House announced that Cristiano Almeida was elected by the state’s 5th graders to serve as the 2024 Connecticut’s Kid Governor! Cristiano’s Cabinet – the six final candidates from the Statewide Election – will meet throughout 2024 to advise Cristiano, discuss how they can support his campaign platform, and collaborate as they advance their own three-point platforms. 

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