Participation in Government Discussion Question 8
Students should understand that a political campaign is a process of steps: preparation; declaration; nomination (including a possible primary election); and general election campaign. A candidate must have an organization that includes: personnel (staff, volunteers, allies); a strategy (offensive and defensive); and money. In order to campaign, a candidate must have a platform composed of: a philosophy; policy stances on key issues; and statements.
Discussion Question #8 - How do campaigns and elections enable choice and opportunities for participation?