How do elections work?

In this lesson, we will explore the processes involved in electing a new government. We will create the timeline of a typical election campaign, and look at events such as constituencies, debates, dissolving parliament, vote counting and forming a new government.

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How do elections work?

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Q1.How frequently are General Elections normally held in the UK?

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Q2.Which of the following best defines the term 'voting'?

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Q3.Which of the following is the last stage in a General Election?

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Q4.Which day of the week does polling day fall on?

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Q5.What mark are voters encouraged to make on their ballot paper to indicate who they want to vote for?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How do elections work?

Complete the quiz below to assess your learning in today's lesson.

Q1.How frequently are General Elections normally held in the UK?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following best defines the term 'voting'?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is the last stage in a General Election?

3/5

Q4.Which day of the week does polling day fall on?

4/5

Q5.What mark are voters encouraged to make on their ballot paper to indicate who they want to vote for?

5/5

Lesson summary: How do elections work?

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