Know Your Elected Officials
Know Your Representatives
For this project, you will create a portfolio of your elected officials on each level of government.
You must identify the following representatives (6 total):
Create a 1-page profile for each representative that includes the following:
This project is worth 100 points and is due on Friday, April 5.
You can use the politician’s website for information. You may need to use another search engine for your initial research. The following websites are good starting points:
Article 1 - Congress
Notes on Article 1 of US Constitution
Crash Course on Congress
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington questions
Voting in state, local, and federal elections is an integral component of democratic citizenship. Yet, in most elections over a third of the electorate chooses not to vote. For this project you will analyze the reasons for low voter turnout and propose solutions for encouraging more people to vote.
Requirements: Working with a partner, you must do the following:
Write a 2-3 page research paper that discusses (70 points)
Create a Flyer or Pamphlet that encourages young people to vote in the next election. Your flyer/pamphlet must be creative and include the following… (30 points)
DUE: Friday, March 15
Websites: You may find the following websites helpful.
Your paper must be double-spaced and written in Times New Roman 12 point font. In addition, you must conduct research for this paper and cite your sources. Plagiarism, of course, will result in a zero.