New Jersey Mock Election

November 2017

  • Welcome to the New Jersey Mock Election web site! Students all across New Jersey will get the chance in school to learn about the our system of government and elections, study the issues, form opinions, and vote for their preferred candidate. This year, New Jersey is conducting elections for the governor and lieutenant governor as well as the state legislature. It is essential that our future citizens understand the importance of state government and the impact it has on the quality of life in New Jersey.

    Here you will find instructions for participating in the New Jersey mock election, as well as suggested lessons and activities. We hope that you will find this site useful, and that every student in New Jersey will have a chance to participate.

    Voting has ended and the results for 2017 are now available.

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

Access our library of resources for you and your classroom.
How to Register and Vote

How to Register and Vote

Find information for your district to participate in this year’s mock election.
Thinking Critically is Critical

Thinking Critically is Critical

See what some famous thinkers have said about thinking critically, then start thinking critically yourself!