The Election Process
About the The Election Process Lesson
Students will understand how someone becomes the President of the United States. They will also be able to imagine themselves in a leadership role with questions that allow them to consider the possibility of them one day becoming the president.
• To think about the importance of citizen participation in the election process.
• To be able to describe what a candidate is how they have different views on issues.
Why should people vote?
Citizens of the United States are very lucky people. They have the right to vote for who they want to be the leader of their nation. The President of the United States makes very important decisions that affect the way we live. You should vote for the person you want to make decisions. If you don?t, you are missing an opportunity to have your voice heard.
What are candidates?
There are two main types of candidates people vote from. One is a democrat and the other is a republican. Candidates are people that are running for office. They sometimes disagree on what is right for the country. It is your choice, though, to choose which one you agree with.
What are political party symbols?