Monday, July 18, 2016 - 1:28pm

The City of Madison Clerk’s Office is hosting a mock election for children to learn about the voting process firsthand through a reading themed election.
 
The youth election will be held on Wednesday, July 20, at the Madison Central Library from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in conjunction with their Summer Carnival. All children are encouraged to come and vote on their favorite characters and animals from age relevant literature. There will also be a vote on Bucky Badger’s favorite book!   
 
Below, please find a representation of the voting categories and characters:
 
Favorite Animal Character

  • Pete the Cat
  • The Pigeon
  • Firestar from Warriors
  • Corduroy
  • Elephant and Piggie
  • Curious George
  • Olivia
  • Daniel Tiger

Favorite Human Character

  • Zita the Spacegirl
  • Junie B. Jones
  • Harry Potter
  • Greg - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Katniss Everdeen
  • Ladybug Girl
  • Hermione Granger
  • Peter - A Snowy Day
  • Jack/Annie - Magie Tree House

 Bucky Badger's Favorite Book

  • B is for Badger
  • Hello Bucky
  • What it Means to be a Badger

Children will be able to create their own artistic forms of Voter ID, sign a poll book, and vote using our official election equipment. Each child who votes will receive a coveted “I Voted” sticker.
 
Please, join us for some mock election fun!
 

Contacts: 

Agency: 
Clerk
Category: 
City Hall