The votes have been counted and the results are below. Thank you for participating and running positive campaigns. I sincerely hope you stay informed and participate during each election. The last assignment for this activity is a reflection on the results. Write your responses on a piece of paper and drop them off at the inbox on my desk.
Question 1= What emotion did you experience when you saw the results, and why did you feel that way?
Question 2= What would you change with your campaign if given another chance?
Question 3= Do you think the results would be different if the debates were televised throughout the school? Explain.
President of the United States
Dwayne Johnson= 21 23.3%
Mitt Romney= 19 21.1%
Bernie Sanders= 16 17.7%
Donald Trump= 15 16.6%
Joseph Kennedy= 11 12.2%
Oprah Winfrey= 7 7.7%
Tulsi Gabbard= 1 1.1%
United States Senator of Illinois
Dick Durbin= 47 52%
Jim Oberweis= 43 48%
House of Representatives, Illinois District #16
Adam Kinzinger= 52 58%
Sara Dady= 38 42%
State of Illinois Referendums
Referendum to reform the redistricting process passes 57 yes to 29 no (66% to 34%)
Referendum to require a 2/3 General Assembly vote to raise taxes passes 68 yes to 21 no (76% to 24%)
Overview of poll response
Our class consists of 79 students, and 53 participated in the poll. The results are available at the following link. Please answer the questions aligned to this poll on a separate piece of paper and drop it off in the class inbox. Thanks for your time and effort.
Questions= 1pt each for a basic response, and 2pts for a detailed response.
1) What was the most surprising response to the poll in your opinion?
2) What connections can be made with the responses from this poll and the midterm election?
3) How can we use this data to improve our communication in class?