The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is the state coordinator for the National Student/Parent Mock Election for Massachusetts. This voter education program actively engages students in grades K-12 in state and national campaigns, and emphasizes the importance of voting and the power of their ballots.
2018 Mock Election
The Kennedy Library provided curriculum packets on the 2018 Massachusetts gubernatorial election and state ballot questions to all registered Mock Election participants in the state. On November 2 – Mock Election Day – students cast their votes for governor, and their results were reported to the Kennedy Library.
Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race
|Charlie Baker (R)||63.9%|
|Jay Gonzalez (D)||31.5%|
View the 2018 Ballot Question results.
See how Massachusetts students voted in past elections:
2016 Presidential Election
|Hillary Rodham Clinton (D)||24,634||50.5%|
|Donald Trump (R)||15,827||32.4%|
|Gary Johnson (L)||3,495||7.2%|
|Jill Stein (G-R)||2,267||4.6%|
|48,792 total votes|
Visit our photo gallery to see how Massachusetts students prepared and celebrated Mock Election Day in 2016.
2014 Gubernatorial Election
|Charlie Baker (R)||5,544||51.0%|
|Martha Coakley (D)||4,735||43.5%|
|10,880 total votes|
* This total includes votes for the three 3rd party candidates, Evan Falchuk, Scott Lively, and Jeff McCormick, and other write-in candidates.
2012 Presidential Election
|Barack Obama (D)||45,939||68.44%|
|Mitt Romney (R)||18,983||28.28%|
|Gary Johnson (L)||890||1.32%|
|Jill Stein (G-R)||1,314||1.95%|
|67,118 total votes|
Visit our photo gallery to see how Massachusetts students prepared and celebrated Mock Election Day in 2012.
2010 Gubernatorial Election
|Deval Patrick (D)||6,289|
|Charlie Baker (R)||5,645|
|Tim Cahill (I)||2,654|
|Jill Stein (G-R)||1,382|
2008 Presidential Election
|Barack Obama (D)||59,974|
|John McCain (R)||26,307|
|Ralph Nader (I)||1,606|
|Cynthia McKinney (G)||565|
|Bob Barr (L)||362|
|Chuck Baldwin (C)||307|
2006 Gubernatorial Election
|Deval Patrick (D)||8,902|
|Kerry Healey (R)||5,455|
|Christy Mihos (I)||1,781|
|Grace Ross (G-R)||1,546|
2004 Presidential Election
|John Kerry (D)||40,929|
|George W. Bush (R)||26,346|
|Ralph Nader (I)||2,850|
|David Cobb (G)||195|
|Michael Badnarik (L)||127|
|Walt Brown (S)||84|
|Michael Peroutka (C)||2|
Please note that the election results should not and cannot be used as an accurate prediction, or as the basis for an accurate prediction of real election results.