Help young government students learn about civic duty and voting with these legal flash cards
There are 16 flash cards in this set (4 pages to print.)
1. Print out the cards.
2. Cut along the dashed lines.
3. Fold along the solid lines.
Sample flash cards in this set:
|Polling Place||A voting district|
|Absentte ballot||A ballot for people who cannot get to the polls to vote|
|Split Ticket||Voting for candidates from both political parties|
|Media polling||A way of predicting winners of an eledction before all the votes are officially counted|
|Apathy||Lack of interest resulting in low voter turn out.|
|Initiative||The way citizens can propose new laws or state constitutional amendments|
|Polling place||Where voting is carried out|
|Straight Ticket||Voting for candidates all in the same political party.|
|House of Representative||Part of Government which elects the president if neither presidential candidates gets a clear majority votes|
|Referendum||A way for citizens to remove old or existing laws|
|Electorate||The group of people eligible to vote.|
|Tallies||What is taken to the elction board after the polls close along with all the ballots|
|Mandate||An issue voted on if enough people sign a petition about it.|
|Recall Election||When citizens want to remove a public offical from office|
|Soft money||Donations given to a political party and not designated for a particular candidate.|
|18 years old||Age at which you are allowed to vote|