Kids at Children's Hospital cast their ballots

6:34 PM, Nov 6, 2012   |    comments
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With a kid-sized voting booth and mail-in ballots for patients who were unable to leave their room, 71 kids voted on issues including setting limits on sugary drinks and preferred pets.

Below are the results:

Who do you think should be the next President of the United States?
Barack Obama: 55%
Mitt Romney: 38%
Other Candidates: 7%
Write in candidates: Miss Piggy, Panda, Sponge Bob

Do you think every child should be able to go to the doctor when he or she needs to?
Yes: 97%
No: 3%

Should all neighborhoods have safe routes for kids to walk or bike to school?
Yes: 96%
No: 4%

Should there be a limit to the amount of soda and sugary drinks kids can have each week?
Yes: 72%
No: 28%

What is your favorite animal?
Dog: 44%
Cat: 14%
Elephant: 10%
Donkey: 6%
Other: 26%
Write in candidates: River Otter, Giraffe, Pig, Penguin, Dolphin, Lion, Turtle, Horse, Rhino, Dragon, Monkey, Snake

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