13: The voting process
the electoral process works at the local level
the School Council voting exercise what are the steps you need to
go through to ensure that your vote is counted?
that you are on the electoral roll;
whether some adults you know are on the electoral roll.
can you find the local electoral roll?
can you get the enrolment card so adults you know can fill it
do you send the enrolment card? By when?
- Do you
known an adult who should fill in the electoral registration
an opinion poll in your electorate to see what a sample of local
voters think are the issues affecting them.
- Make a
random selection of people on the electoral roll to interview.
the people you selected.
a report on the results.
- Ask the
local radio or other media to publish your findings.
- What do
MPs and Electorate Secretaries do?
- Ask your
MP or their Electorate Secretary what issues they have helped
local people to solve.
- How can
you find your MP and Electorate Secretary?
a campaign meeting at your school so local people can discuss local
issues with local candidates.
Who are your local candidates for an election in your area this
a conference using the techniques of a Model United Nations
to acquire consensus, the essential skills required of students
by the New Zealand Curriculum Framework, awareness of the interaction
of employment and economic decision making.
Worksheet visuals around which activities could be suggested: The
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