(primary for Governor) General Election Results 2023
Download .pdf: 2023 Primary Winners
Boys State is equally divided into two fictitious political parties. Each party meets to construct a platform from scratch, and candidates will campaign for state and county offices. This process is driven entirely by the students who elect their party leadership and debate the “planks” of their platforms.
The Results Are In
Sunday night, Cornhusker Boys’ State towns held elections to form their city government. Today the new governments attended “how-to” workshops followed by a mock local government simulation.
Each year, eight Boys State towns compete for the coveted Town Championship trophy. Towns earn points during the week for various achievements. The big reveal happens during the graduation ceremony at Kimball Hall. Director Salak read the town names in order, starting with 8th place. The tension was palpable. When the final name was revealed, the men in red were throwing high-fives. Their fellow boys’ staters offered them respectful applause in appreciation of their efforts.
The 2022 town champion of American Legion Cornhusker Boys State is ALAMO!