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26 avril 2016 2 26 /04 /avril /2016 10:41

US ELECTIONS

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Now watch this video about primaries and caucuses in the USA and tick the correct answer

 

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Primaries=when political parties choose their strongest candidate

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Primaries are mini-elections in each state

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The candidate who wins a state is the next president

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1st complication : primaries = public vote and caucuses = anonymous vote

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2nd complication : you can vote if you are in prison

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A closed primary = you vote only if you are a member of the party

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A semi-closed primary= Independents can choose one primary to vote

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An open primary = everybody can vote

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Territories (Puerto Rico for example) can vote at primaries but they can’t
vote during the presidential election.

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3rd complication : New Hampshire is the first state to hold a caucus

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Iowa is the first state to hold a primary

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Super Tuesday is an alliance of states holding their primaries at the same time

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4th complication : Votes go directly to candidates

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Delegates (=grands électeurs) must vote for the same candidate as their voters

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Delegates are local political VIPs

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After the primaries, delegates go to the National Convention of their party

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5th complication: Super delegates vote for who they choose

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Delegates choose between the last 2 candidates at their convention if

one candidate didn’t have a majority.

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En 2000, Les Simpsons imaginaient Lisa présidente des USA prenant le relais de Donald Trump, ancien président ayant laissé un budget en crise.

Tous mes remerciements à Michelle Henry et son fabuleux site Henry4school dans lequel j'ai pioché mes ressources.

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