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1 ELECTING A CLASS PRESIDENT NYPL ESL CLASS JEFFERSON MARKET

2 STEPS WE NEED TO TAKE What does the class president do? Who wants to be the class president? – Nominating someone or nominating yourself. Explain to voters why you want to be president – Stump Speech Ballots Elections Counting the votes Announcing the winner – Acceptance speech – Concession speech

3 What does the president do? Create a JOB DESCRIPTION for the president’s job

4 Who wants to be President? NOMINATIONS You can nominate any student in the class You can nominate yourself All nominations require a SECONDER

5 What’s your message? Why should we vote for you? Nominees explain their position Make a STUMP SPEECH Campaign for electors – promote yourself!

6 What’s a Stump? It’s a tree stump.

7 What’s a stump speech Here is JFK Standing on a chair Nominees often stood on a tree stump! To make themselves heard.

8 Creating a ballot With 2-3 nominees we can create a Ballot! Electors vote by checking the box

9 The votes are counted

10 Results are announced

11 The Winners and Losers Each makes a speech to the class: The winner makes an ACCEPTANCE SPEECH The loser makes a CONCESSIONS speech, conceding that he or she has not won.

12 Swearing In Ceremony The winner is sworn in by an official with that authority in US Presidential elections it is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court In class it will be the teacher! Candidate swears while holding a bible, Koran, or other holy book (is personal choice) 78

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14 Let’s VOTE!

15 STEPS WE NEED TO TAKE What does the class president do? Who wants to be the class president? – Nominating someone or nominating yourself. Explain to voters why you want to be president – Stump Speech Ballots Elections Counting the votes Announcing the winner – Acceptance speech – Concession speech


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