Cowichan Valley (seen in the middle of the chart from Civix, was only one of the ridings where students chose Green candidates. (Submitted)

Cowichan Valley students also ‘vote’ Green

In mock votes carried out at a variety of schools, Valley students picked Sonia Furstenau

The BC Student mock vote carried out in a variety of Cowichan Valley schools showed that kids are up on politics here.

As the result of 2,509 votes cast at mock polls at Chemainus Secondary, St. Joseph’s Elementary School, École Cobble Hill, Bench Elementary, Drinkwater Elementary, Alex Aitken Elementary, Island Oak High School, École Mount Prevost, Queen Margaret’s School, Sunrise Waldorf School, Cowichan Valley Open Learning Co-operative, Queen of Angels School, Cowichan Valley Open Learning Co-operative on James Street, Duncan Christian School, Lake Cowichan School, Frances Kelsey Secondary School, Brentwood College School, George Bonner Elementary, Discovery Elementary and Shawnigan Lake School came in to civix.ca, it was clear.

It was time to take the Cowichan Valley seat for the BC Greens’ Sonia Furstenau.

Across the province, students called for an NDP majority government with 60 seats, a Green opposition with 14 seats, plus 12 Liberals and a single independent.

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