2016 Presidential Election Resources
With the upcoming 2016 Presidential Election on Tuesday, November 8, we are pleased to provide teachers with these valuable NIE teaching resources.
Electing the President
Special Supplement, click on image to download
With this supplement, students will learn about all aspect of elections as require by state standards. State standards usually include:
- Explain what an election is
- Describe, explain and evaluate the election process including Voter Registration, Primaries & Caucuses, Party Conventions, General Elections, and the Electoral College.
- Describe, analyze, and evaluate the role of the press in political life/elections in the U.S.
- Explain the role of the media in setting the public agenda.
Includes many other social studies, civics and government standards By The League of Women Voters.
How to Become President of the United States
Poster, click on image do download
Use this colorful, and informative Kids.gov poster to help kids understand the process of becoming President of the United States.
Special publication, click on image to download
This is a special NIE publication for use in primary & elementary grade levels in learning the basics of the election process and getting to know the candidates. By Ann West
KidsVotingUSA.org – helps youth experience voting
NationalMockElection.org – National Student/Parent Mock Election
LWV.org/our-work/registering-voters.org – LWV High School Registration Program
VOTE411.org – All the information needed to participate in elections from LWV
C_SPAN.org/campaign2016 – Information on 2016 Campaign
Debates.org – Commission on Presidential Debates
Electoral-Vote.com – Updates possible electoral vote count based on recent polling
FactCheck.org – Checks accuracy of political ads & allegations
FEC.goc – Federal Election Commission: Regulates campaign finance
OpenSecrets.org – Center for Responsive Politics: Money in U.S. Elections
PollingReport.com – Polling trends in American public opinion
RockTheVote.org – Make decisions, shape our future
VoteFair.org – One ballot mark is not enough for fair results
VoteSmart.org – The voter’s self-defense system