A New York elementary school has correctly predicted every presidential election since Nixon — here's who won this year

Voters across the nation have begun to cast their ballots in the 2016 presidential election.

Students atBenjamin Franklin Elementary School already think they have a pretty good handle on who the winner will be.

That's because for the past 48 years, they have correctly predicted the winner of every presidential election, CBS News reported.

The first election they correctly predicted was one year after the school opened, when Richard Nixon secured the presidency in 1969.

The Yorktown Heights, New York school spends months teaching students about the candidates' positions, and last week, they went into their mock voting booths to cast their votes.

This year, the students chose Hillary Clinton with 52% of votes compared to 43% for Donald Trump.

"We have minority groups, students that speak English as a second language, white collar, blue collar," Principal Patricia Moore told CBS News. "It could be representative of the nation," she continued.

By the end of the day Tuesday, we'll know if students have pushed their streak to nine correctly predicted presidential elections.

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FOR STORY MOVING SUNADY NOV 6TH 0600EDT/1100GMTRepublican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds babies at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S., July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo
MOBILE, AL- AUGUST 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after his rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 05: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump kisses a baby during a campaign rally in the Special Events Center on the Florida State Fairgrounds November 5, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. Trump and his opponent, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, are campaigning in key battleground states that each must win to take the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
BALDWIN, IA - AUGUST 26: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets guests during a campaign event at Tabor Home Vineyards and Winery on August 26, 2015 in Baldwin, Iowa. A recent poll has Clinton leading all other Democratic contenders in Iowa by about 30 percentage points. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a baby during a rally at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, October 23, 2016, in Charlotte, North Carolina. / AFP / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
PORTSMOUTH, NH - FEBRUARY 04: Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump holds a baby the end of a rally at Great Bay Community College on February 4, 2016 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. New Hampshire's primary is next Tuesday, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a baby after a campaign event in Charleston, West Virginia, United States, May 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

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