Iowa Youth Straw Poll Results For The 2016 Election
More than 57,000 students from more than 250 schools across Iowa recently participated in a Youth Straw Poll. Most of the schools cast their ballots on November 1st.
“I think it was a great opportunity for them to see first-hand how the process works. It also gives them a running start for the next election cycle and also receive a little tutoring at the same time, so they’ll have a good base of knowledge for Iowa’s elections process." - Iowa Secretary Paul Pate
Here are the statewide results as of 6:45 p.m. Tuesday night, listing only candidates that received at least five percent of the vote total:
Here are the results from each congressional district:
U.S. HOUSE-DISTRICT 1
More than 12,200 votes cast
U.S. HOUSE-DISTRICT 2
Loebsack leads 3,234-3,230
U.S. HOUSE-DISTRICT 3
Bryan Jack Holder-6%
More than 13,750 votes cast
U.S. HOUSE-DISTRICT 4
More than 11,950 votes cast
Here's a Facebook Live video with interviews with more than two dozen teachers and students from around the state.