Teacher's time: 5–30 minutes
Activity time: up to 1 week
The lead-up to an election is an exciting time as preparation and campaigning generates interest in the upcoming event.
A successful election depends on voter participation. Voters must understand what the election is for and how to vote correctly.
Campaigning is how candidates make themselves known to voters and attract votes. Use Instructions for candidates to inform students of activities and rules for the campaign.
Read about the 5 steps here or download the resources to get the full package in print format.
Planning and nomination
Voter education & campaigns
Counting & announcement