MS/HS students cast their ballots in 2014 Nebraska Student Vote
WHS study body goes conservative; posts 65% voter turnout!
Wahoo High School recently participated in the Nebraska Student Vote, sponsored by the Nebraska Secretary of State's Office.
The Nebraska Student Vote is a mock election, where students have the opportunity to vote for United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, and the Governor.
Schools from across the state participated in the event, including Wahoo High School and Wahoo Middle School. The WHS Student Council organized and ran the event at the high school.
Throughout the day on Thursday, October 30, all high school students had the opportunity to vote in the election. Wahoo High School students turned out in large numbers to vote. Out of 246 total students in the school, 161 voted, which accounted for a 65 percent voter turnout!
The results of this election were reported to the Wahoo Newspaper and the Secretary of State's Office, where they will be published statewide. To see the results, log on to http://studentvote.ne.gov. The WHS results are posted below.
|Vote Total||% of Vote|
|Ben Sasse (Republican)||113||70.10%|
|Dave Domina (Democrat)||15||9.30%|
|Jim Jenkins (By Petition)||12||7.50%|
|Tom Watson (By Petition)||8||5%|
|House of Representatives|
|Jeff Fortenberry (Republican)||104||64.50%|
|Dennis Crawford (Democrat)||25||15.50%|
|Pete Ricketts (Republican)||92||57.80%|
|Chuck Hassebrook (Democrat)||33||20.80%|
|Mark Elworth (Libertarian)||20||12.60%|
|Total Students in School||246|
|Total Students Voted||161|
|Voter Turnout Percentage||65%|