A large number of Cowichan Valley schools took part in the national student vote —a parallel exercise that teaches young people about the voting process.
Here’s a list of the top four finishers for each school, according to the CIVIX website.
Alex Aitken Elementary: NDP-32; Conservative-15; Green-12; Liberal-6.
Bench Elementary: Green-23; NDP: 20; Conservative-18; Liberal-6.
Brentwood College: NDP: 101; Conservative-43; Green-34; Liberal-28.
Chemainus Secondary: Conservative-13; Liberal-7; Green-7; NDP-6.
Cowichan Secondary: NDP-40; Green-13; Liberal-10; Conservative-10.
Crofton Elementary: NDP-22; Green-9; Conservative-7; Christian Heritage-2.
Discovery Elementary: Green-82; NDP-53; People’s Party-29; Conservative-29; Liberal-27.
Drinkwater Elementary: Green-40; NDP-29; Liberal-4; Conservative-4.
Frances Kelsey Secondary: Green-175; NDP-110; Conservative-49; People’s Party-35.
George Bonner Elementary: NDP-25; Green-25; Conservatives-10; People’s Party-6.
Kelsey Open Learning Centre: NDP-7; Green-4; Liberal-1; People’s Party-1.
Khowhemun Elementary: NDP-31; Green-28; Liberal-5; Conservative-4.
Lake Cowichan School: Green-63; NDP-63; Conservative-19; Liberal-15.
Maple Bay Elementary: NDP-25; Green-19; Conservative-12; Liberal-8.
Quamichan School: NDP-154; Green-125; Conservative-50; Liberal-41.
Queen Margaret’s School: NDP-91; Green-60; Conservative-34; Liberal-22.
Shawnigan Lake School: Conservative-49; Green-33; NDP-29; Liberal-23.
Tansor Elementary: Green-18; NDP-11; Conservative-8; Liberals-7.
Thetis Island School: Liberal-3; NDP-2; Conservative-1.
Ecole Cobble Hill: Green-52; NDP-35; Conservative-3; Liberal-2.
Ecole Mt. Prevost: NDP-110; Green-35; Conservative-11; Liberal-5.
Across B.C., the students chose 25 NDP, nine Conservative, and eight Green candidates.