Gov. Reynolds Releases Statement on Youth Straw Poll Victory

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[Des Moines] – Governor Kim Reynolds won the 2018 Youth Straw Poll conducted by the Iowa Secretary of State. Governor Reynolds leased the following statement:

“I am so proud of the students who are getting an early start in civic engagement, and hope these young Iowans understand the importance of voting and making their voices heard regardless of who they support,” said Governor Reynolds. “I believe the results are a reflection of all the great things we are doing to make Iowa an even better place to live, work, and raise a family. While I am thrilled to win the 2018 Youth Straw Poll, we have a lot of work to do to make sure that on Election Day this Republican Team is put back in office so that we can Keep Iowa Moving.”Governor Reynolds won the 2018 Youth Straw Poll by a 47%-38% margin over Democrat Fred Hubbell. Over 40,000 votes were cast by Iowa High School Students.