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Primary Election Political Parties Election Day Voting Election of the President Candidates National Conventions National Conventions - An Inside View Candidates at the Convention The Campaign Polling Places The Electoral College The Electoral Map The Inauguration

Polling Places

Ballots
http://www.abcteach.com/Elections/ballot.htm
Use these ballots when students are voting in a mock election or classroom election. You can write the candidates names in the blanks before you run copies or have students write them in.

Inside the Voting Booth
http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/vote/index.html
In this online game, students use a "voting time machine" to learn about suffrage and voting history. Students print out a "voter registration card" reminding them to register when they turn 18.

Make a Voting Booth
http://www.abcteach.com/Elections/booth.htm
How to make a voting booth for your classroom.

Magnetic Polls - Exploring the Results and Effects of the New Hampshire Primaries
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/
20000203thursday.html

Lesson Plan - Explore the New Hampshire primaries and the polling process by analyzing polling information, examining the effects of polls, and creating graphs that represent polling data.

Political Polls
http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/Social_Studies/US_Government/
GOV0030.html

Lesson Plan - Understand the terms of polling, philosophy of how polls are constructed, how polls may be inaccurate, and how how polls may be used.

Take a Poll
http://www.abcteach.com/Elections/poll.htm
Who will you vote for in the coming election? Use the printable chart to take a poll of your classmates.

Take a Poll #2
http://www.abcteach.com/Elections/poll1.htm
Take a poll of your classmates and friends and ask them this question -- If you could vote who would you vote for?

Voter Registration Form
http://www.abcteach.com/Elections/register.htm
Print and complete.

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The county where you register to vote assigns you to a polling place for each election.

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