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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?