Mock debate and election
Holy Family School, Poland, conducted a mock presidential debate and election. The tradition began in 1988. Students in third through eighth grades were eligible to vote. Shown are Michael Puhalla, grade 7, casting his vote; Kieran Burke, grade 8; Ellie McDanel, grade 8; and Michelle Hanna, grade 7, placing her ballot in the box. When the votes were counted, Mitt Romney received 62 percent of the votes while Barack Obama received 38 percent.