Presentation on theme: "President Vice President U.S. House of Reps U.S. Senators Barack Obama Joe Biden John Carney 1. Chris Coons 2. Tom Carper."— Presentation transcript:
President Vice President U.S. House of Reps U.S. Senators Barack Obama Joe Biden John Carney 1. Chris Coons 2. Tom Carper
Delaware Governor DE Lt. Governor DE Attorney General DE House of Rep & DE Senate Jack Markell Matt Denn Beau Biden Based on city/neighborhoo d
New Castle County Executive Town of Middletown Mayor Tom Gordon Ken Branner
Your role in the government
Obey the law Pay taxes Attend school Defend our nation Vote Jury Duty Respect others/diversity
Participating in the government Be informed about the government and know your rights in order to preserve them
Be informed Vote Assembly Petition Be a part of it
As citizens, we should be aware of current issues our nation is dealing with. We should also be aware of government actions/decisions in response to these issues. Watch the news Read newspapers/magazin es Attend election campaign events To do this, you can:
Vote in local, state, and national elections Follow political campaigns Listen to what the parties have to say in their speeches/ads
What are your future leaders promising you?
Attend meetings to gain information or lend support Ex: Town Hall meetings Participate in political debates Come together to protest
Protest Sit-ins, boycotts, marches Write a letter Lobby for laws Sign a petition
Serving in military Running for office Holding public office Jury Duty
Office Visits Telephone Calls Letters
What are the positives and negatives of using social media, as a government representative?