To light a fire in the hearts of our young, empowering them to preserve and protect government of the people, by the people and for the people for generations to come.
“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.”
– Thomas Jefferson
Key Facts about the National Student/Parent Mock Election
• Founded in 1980
• Involving 20,000 schools and 5 million voters in presidential election years (1 million in non-presidential years
• More than 60 national education and civic organizations and corporate partners.
• an estimated 50 million students and their parents have learned more about voting, and what it means to be an American, since 1980 through the NSPME.