The Connecticut Election Project’s 2012 student conference occurred on Friday, October 19, 2012. Connecticut students from across the state in grades 6-12 participated in conference activities.
|Secretary Merrill welcomes students during opening remarks.||Michael Vigeant discusses his work in polling during the Election Math breakout session.|
|Ken Keller discusses the Electoral College during the Election Math breakout session.||Ken Keller explains how the polling process works during the Election Math breakout session.|
|A group of students watches a campaign ad during the Election Literacy breakout session.||Teachers Scot Peaslee & Maryam Wardak lead a discussion on the power of political campaign ads during the Election Literacy breakout session|
|A panel of elected officials addresses the students.||Teacher Steve Armstrong requests volunteers for an election trivia game during lunch.|
|Middletown Mayor Daniel Drew explains what it is like to be a young elected official.||During closing remarks, Secretary Merrill asks students what they have learned during the closing remarks.|