This is a 28 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Voting & Elections - The Electoral College. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
What made the framers of the Constitution create an “electoral system” for the election of the President and Vice-President? The Electoral College is one of the least understood parts of our government, yet it is one of the most important………
Question: If politicians are elected by citizens by a popular vote, why are Electors needed?
Answer: The answer has to do with the mindset of the framers of the U. S. Constitution. They were concerned with how to balance power between the large and small states for equal representation? They felt the “educated” elector for each state represented the population as a whole.
This presentation is a thorough presentation of the Electoral College from its inception, what it is, how it works, the controversies around and even the pros and cons of the College. It is editable so you can adjust as needed.
The presentation covers the following:
What is the Electoral College?
Why Was it Created?
Factors for Consideration (2)
Electoral College Adopted
How Did It Get Its Name?
How Does the Electoral College Work?
How Are Electors Selected?
Do Electors Have to Vote for Their Parties Candidate?
What Happens When No Candidate Wins?
Can You Lose the Popular Vote & Win The Election?
Does it Always Work as Intended?
When Do the Electors Vote?
The Electoral College Map
Change By State Since the Last Election
Is This System Fair?
Criticisms of the Election Process
Drawbacks to The Electoral College
Reasons to Keep the Electoral College
The End Results, 44 Presidents
This is one of several power point presentations that I offer in my store on... Voting, & Elections.