October 29th, 2008 by Sarah Laleman Ward
Have you ever heard a clear explanation of the electoral process in the United States? It always seems to be shrouded in mystery and purposefully ambiguous. But it is important to know the facts of just how a president gets elected in this country, and why it is important for you to vote on November 4.
The good folks at Common Craft, known for their “Explanations In Plain English” video series, have put together another fun, simple video called Electing a U.S. President in Plain English. Follow the link to their video on YouTube and see if it clarifies things for you. It runs about 3 minutes and 40 seconds, so why not check it out?
Now all I need is an explanation of who these mysterious “Electors” are, and how they are selected…
Did you learn something new?