Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
1 Warm-upCollect the voter registration form from the counter and complete.Have out your vocabulary homework to be checked.After the Warm-up, we will organize your notebook.
3 Vocabulary Check Two party system Political party Third party Platform RecruitNominationMass mediaSocial mediaPublic policyBallotApathyElectoratePolling placePropagandaBiasEditorialInterest groupPolitical Action Committee (PAC)Soft moneyElectoral collegeElectorWinner-take-all system
4 Notebook Set-up Political Parties and Elections Unit Citizenship Unit Study GuidePolitical Parties and Elections Unit(Table of Contents)Title Page ????????Vocabulary ListCrossword PuzzleVoting In Virginia NotesWarm-upPreview
6 Daily ObjectivesWhat are the qualifications for voter registration in Virginia?What factors determine voter registration and turnout?
7 Preview activity: Write an answer to the question below on your warm-up page (underneath the registration form)If you were eligible to vote in the upcoming election, who would you vote for and explain your answerBarack Obama (Democrat)Mitt Romney (Republican).
8 How is voting part of the “Political Process” ? Voting is a basic responsibility of citizenshipRegistration is required before a citizen may voteOnly citizens who register may participate in primary and general electionsThe number of citizens who register and vote is related to how important election issues are
9 Don’t writeWhat are primaries?Think of a basketball tournament… out of all of the good teams, who goes to the finals? Answer: They hold quarter & semi finals to narrow down the list of teams. Political Parties do this in elections. Each political party can only send one person to run in the General Election. How do they decide? Answer: They hold primaries (or semi finals) which are elections to help the political party decide who should run for their party in the General Election.
10 What are the qualifications to vote? 1. Must be aU.S. citizen2. Must be aresidentof Virginia andprecinct3. Must be 18 bythe GeneralElection Day
11 (add this as a bullet)To be eligible to vote means that you are part of the electorate.
12 Once you are registered, you may vote on General Election Day which is always… Don’t writeThe first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.Go to your official polling place on that day to cast your ballot and voteEVERY VOTE COUNTS
13 How to register to vote? Mail application In person at- Registrar’s officeDMV (Division of Motor Vehicles)Other sites
14 Registration is closed 22 days before elections
25 Name the 3 qualifications to vote in Virginia. ODDS AND ENDS REVIEWWho is most likely to vote?How many days before the election must a person register?22Name the 3 qualifications to vote in Virginia.Citizen of the USResident of Virginia18 years oldfalsetrue
26 Objective CheckWhat are the qualifications for voter registration in Virginia?What factors determine voter registration and turnout?
27 Return Tests (cartoon) Do you want to do test corrections?You have to sign a contract and do some re-learning work. This will be due in 3 class periods.Take the re-test in Resource or your lunchMaximum points back- 20Everyone has to complete the Checkpoint work whether you do the re-test or not. You will have time to start this in class today once you have finished your pairs activity.
28 Pairs Activity With your 3: 00 partner: Create a poster about voting- due at the end of classIdeas:Why voting is importantHow to qualify and where to voteEncourage more people to voteAdvertise one of the presidential candidates and encourage people to vote for him