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Organization of Political Parties
How does it all fit together? Citizenship Naturalization Political Parties Third parties Lobbyists, PACs, Interest groups Campaigns Elections Voting…this is where it all comes together…
VOTING Our most important responsibility
Electorate People who are eligible to vote
Who can vote? 18 years old Criminals must serve their time first (states differ) Resident of the state for a specific period Citizen of the US Register to vote
Voter Registration 25 days before election Can register as Rep, Dem. Or unaffiliated
Steps of Voting 1. Voter goes to a polling place in their precinct
Steps of Voting 2. Sign in: check that signature is confirmed.
Steps of Voting 3. Caste your ballot
What if you are not there? Absentee Ballot: mail it in.
Straight Ticket Voting for all of the same party
Split- Ticket Vote some from one party and some from another
Write-In Writing a name of someone who is not on the ballot.
Predicting who is going to win Exit poll: media will survey people leaving the polls to predict the winner.
Voting on Issues not the Candidate Citizens can propose a new law or constitutional amendment through an initiative
What if you don’t like a law? Referendum: citizens can approve or reject a state or local law. More than ½ the state has to vote Law can be sent back and voted on again
Registration Must register at least 25 days before the election You can register by mail, or at post offices, DMVs, libraries, and schools Must submit.
Voting Ch. 10.
Unit 4 Chapter 10 Notes “Elections”-Answers
Chapter 10.1 Who Can Vote?.
Chapter 10 Section 1: p Early America: most voters were white, adult males who owned property ◦ White adult males who could not afford property,
Warm-up Collect the voter registration form from the counter and complete. Have out your vocabulary homework to be checked. After the Warm-up, we will.
Voting and Elections.
Voting and Elections Dennis & Patten Participation in Government Mepham High School.
Political Parties 2 party system
Presidential Election Process. Voters Must be eligible Must be eligible (REQUIREMENTS) 1.Citizenship 2.Minimum age of 18 3.Meet your state requirements.
Influence and Voting/Elections. Public Opinion Forming Public Opinion (4) Sources of Public Opinion Personal Background Mass Media Public Officials Interest.
VOTING AND ELECTIONS. Key Terms 1. propaganda – biased (one sided) information 2. ballot – what you vote on 3. polling place – where you go to vote 4.
Voting and Elections Who can vote? Anyone over the age of 18, a resident of the state and a US citizen. People who have been convicted of serious crimes.
Polling Places -Polling Places -precinct based You vote in your local area, -Usually in schools, town halls, public places -open early and close late In.
Bell Ringer Polling Place Ballot Absentee Ballot Returns Exit Poll Electorate Apathy.
Voting and Elections. Warm Up Write about TWO Supreme Court cases that we learned about, and explain their significance. You have a quiz today!
Politics, Citizenship and Voting Goal 4.0 The leaner will explore active roles as a citizen at the local, state, and national levels pf government.
SSCG8 and SSCG11 Review. bias A favoring of one point of view.
An important right of American citizenship A responsibility of citizenship “Let us never forget that government is ourselves. The ultimate rulers of our.
Polling Places -Polling Places -precinct based -Usually in schools, town halls, public places -open early and close late 7-7 or 8-8.
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