9 min

6. How Other Countries Vote Why You Should Vote

    • Government

In this episode, Sonia and Eli explain how other countries structure their governments and elect their representatives. We talk about different ways to ensure that the population is represented, and how those systems compare to the United States. We also cover Ranked Choice Voting, which is an alternative way to run elections that tries to ensure that the person who wins is the one that most number of people are happiest with.

Links

Links are coming soon! Keep an eye on this space or go to whyyoushouldvote.com for updates.

Homework

Your homework this week is to pick a country and learn about its government.


Who is the head of state and who is the head of government? How does the legislature work?
For bonus points: see if there is a group in your area campaigning for Ranked Choice Voting to be used in your local or state elections, and consider supporting their efforts!

In this episode, Sonia and Eli explain how other countries structure their governments and elect their representatives. We talk about different ways to ensure that the population is represented, and how those systems compare to the United States. We also cover Ranked Choice Voting, which is an alternative way to run elections that tries to ensure that the person who wins is the one that most number of people are happiest with.

Links

Links are coming soon! Keep an eye on this space or go to whyyoushouldvote.com for updates.

Homework

Your homework this week is to pick a country and learn about its government.


Who is the head of state and who is the head of government? How does the legislature work?
For bonus points: see if there is a group in your area campaigning for Ranked Choice Voting to be used in your local or state elections, and consider supporting their efforts!

9 min

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