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Results are in for Caze second grade class president

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Some teachers at Caze Elementary are using the presidential election as a chance for an interactive lesson. Some teachers at Caze Elementary are using the presidential election as a chance for an interactive lesson.

With Election Day on Tuesday, candidates are still campaigning hard. Candidates for Second Grade President, that is. 

The results of their campaigning are now in. The vote tallies up into a three way tie.

Candidates Jalyn Buettengenbach, KJ Fox, and Remmington Hancock are in a tie to become class president, so the students will be heading to the polls again on Wednesday to vote again.

Some teachers at Caze Elementary are using the presidential election as a chance for an interactive lesson. 

Students at Caze know Tuesday is a big day. 

They know grown ups would be voting for the president, but more importantly, "We're gonna chose a class president," said Ethan Johnson.

That's because for the past month, these candidates have been campaigning hard.

"We have posters all over the class room. A couple of our candidates have made buttons that they've had their friends wear. They've been really serious about it," second grade teacher, Becky Debaillie, said.

This pint sized race is all courtesy of Debaillie, who noticed her students asking questions about the presidential race four years ago.

"I thought it's a great way to teach them about citizenship, and have them just take part and role play," Debaillie said.

Some of the candidates, like Jalyn, have even developed platforms.

"I would help the teachers clean desks, so the desks wouldn't have germs on them because I don't' like them. They get us sick," Jalyn said.

"Engaging them on their own level and getting an interest in young age is going to help them as they get older," Debaillie said.

Some students have even developed political aspirations.

"I'm probably gonna run for president when I grow up," Ethan said.

The entire class has registered to vote and will be casting their ballots Tuesday morning.

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