Electoral College

What makes a swing state swing?

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Explore why swing states become the center of attention for presidential candidates and how the Electoral College system works Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Should the Electoral College stay or go?

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What do students think about the Electoral College? Do they think it is fair? Would they like to see the system changed? Continue reading

Presidential candidates focus in on Pennsylvania

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Explore how the two leading presidential candidates are targeting one group of voters, and why. Continue reading

How the Electoral College and claims of voter fraud may complicate election 2020

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Listen to this podcast produced by EXTRA interns and discuss the electoral college and mail in voting. Continue reading

What your students need to know about the 2020 Census

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn about Census 2020 and why the U.S. conducts the census. Continue reading

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