Ellie came home the other day saying her classmates had nominated her as one of the 3 contenders for class mayor. she had a plan and was just sure she would be elected mayor. Paula and i tried to keep her prepared for someone else to win, just in case. well, the had the election today and Ellie was elected mayor of her class. they have a pretend city and they’re solving various civic type problems. how did Ellie do it? well, she noted that there were more girls in the class than boys. she gets along with every girl. the girls decided to only nominate Ellie and then they would all vote for Ellie. the boys unknowingly nominated 2 boys. they split their votes between the 2 boys. easy win for Ellie.