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Trump leads Biden in Iowa Youth Straw Poll

Some Youth Straw Poll participants will be eligible to participate in next week’s general...
Some Youth Straw Poll participants will be eligible to participate in next week’s general election.(source: Iowa S.O.S)
Published: Oct. 27, 2020 at 6:01 PM CDT
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DES MOINES, Iowa (KYOU) - Thousands of students cast ballots in Secretary of State, Paul Pate’s Iowa Youth Straw Poll on Tuesday.

They voted for their preferred candidates in the U.S. Presidential race, along with Iowa’s U.S. Senate and U.S. House races.

With more than 27,000 votes cast as of 5:15 PM Tuesday night, Donald Trump leads the presidential race 57%-31% over Joe Biden. Kanye West is in third at 9%.

Joni Ernst is ahead of Theresa Greenfield in the U.S. Senate race, 55%-36%. More results are expected to come in on Wednesday, as 198 schools have reported results so far.

Here’s how Ottumwa High School Students voted according to the district’s Facebook post:

President - Kanye West/Michelle Tidball

US Senate - Theresa Greenfield (D)

US Representative District 2 - Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R)

The Iowa Youth Straw Poll is open to students of every grade level and youth civic organizations. Vote totals are available by clicking here.

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