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WRV Jr./Sr. High conducts mock election

Thursday, November 8, 2012

White River Valley Junior/Senior High School conducted a mock election on Monday in preview of the general election the next day.

The voting was split into three grade bands (7th/8th, 9th/10th, and 11th/12th) with an overall winner for the school in five federal/state elections.

Some elections were tight with Democrats and Republicans winning with certain age groups. Overall, Mitt Romney won the Presidential Election with a resounding 61% of the vote.

Joe Donnelly won handily with 63% of the popular vote in the U.S. Senate race. The U.S. House of Representatives for District 8 was won by Larry Buchson with 55% of the vote. John Gregg won by the biggest margin with 67% of the vote in the race for Indiana governor, while Jeff Sparks won the statehouse spot with a mere 51% of the vote.

The results:


Barack Obama (D-IL) 39%

Mitt Romney (R-MA) 61%

U.S. Senate

Joe Donnelly (D) 63%

Richard Mourdock (R) 37%

U.S. House

Dave Crooks (D) 45%

Larry Buchson (R) 55%

Indiana Governor

John Gregg (D) 67%

Mike Pence (R) 33%

State House

Jeff Sparks (D) 51%

Matt Ubelhor (R) 49%

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