Electoral College: Are All Votes Equal?

United States electoral college, votes by state

Overview

Students will examine the process of voting and the Electoral College. Applying mathematical percentages, students will experience how population and voting impact elections in this country and consider if everyone’s vote matters. Students consider the use of the Electoral College and how it aligns with the popular vote.

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Grade

Middle School

Subjects

Civics, Math

Length

40-60 minutes.

Topics

electoral college, percentages, popular vote, presidential elections, voting

Author

Citizen U