Kids pick Clinton for president in Nickelodeon contest

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Win or lose Tuesday, Hillary Clinton has captured a victory coming from one group of Americans — children.

Kids This particular weekend picked Clinton as the winner of This particular year’s Kids Pick the President voting contest, hosted by Nickelodeon.

The Democrat received 53% of the more than 900,000 votes cast. Republican Donald Trump earned 36%, as well as also Libertarian Gary Johnson won 11%. Nickelodeon collected votes coming from October 28 through November 5.

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The online poll is usually informal as well as also not scientific. Nickelodeon markets its contest, which has been held for each presidential election since 1988, as entertainment meant to “amplify kids’ voices as well as also opinions as well as also raise their awareness of the electoral process.”

The television network notes in which kids have correctly chosen the next president in six out of the last seven presidential elections. They chose Democrat John Kerry in 2004 over eventual winner, Republican incumbent George W. Bush.

The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1971, established in which anyone 18 or older may vote.

sy88pgw (brand-new York) First published November 6, 2016: 12:08 PM ET

Kids pick Clinton for president in Nickelodeon contest

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