Liberal candidate Karley Scott emerged the winner in a pair of mock elections in Summerland schools. In the federal election on Monday

Liberal candidate Karley Scott emerged the winner in a pair of mock elections in Summerland schools. In the federal election on Monday

Students choose Liberal candidate

It was a win for Liberal candidate Karley Scott as middle school and high school students chose her in recent mock elections.

It was a win for Liberal candidate Karley Scott as middle school and high school students chose her in recent mock elections.

At Summerland Secondary School, more than 60 per cent of the 425 students participated in a mock election on Monday.

Scott received 53 per cent of the vote, while incumbent Dan Albas of the Conservatives received 22 per cent. Angelique Wood of the New Democrats received 15 per cent support while Green Party candidate Robert Mellalieu received eight per cent of student support.

Two per cent of ballots were spoiled.

At Summerland Middle School, a recent mock election saw Scott emerge with 123 of the 277 valid votes cast. Albas received 59 votes, while Mellalieu received 61. Wood had 34 votes in that election. A total of 14 ballots were rejected.