Engaging Youth on the road to the U.S. Elections 2016

“How will the new U.S. President affect New Zealand? What is the impact of gerrymandering on the U.S. elections? How does the Electoral College work? Who do you think will win the Presidential Election?” These questions and more have been posed by New Zealand youth in high schools and universities. Students’ questions reflect their interests ...
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By TV, Twitter and Facebook, U.S. presidential debates are coming

The first debate will be held at 2PM (NZ time) on Tuesday 27 September. See below for some of the ways you can watch it online. From ShareAmerica… Televised presidential-candidate debates have become a mainstay of U.S. elections since the first one in 1960 drew an audience of 74 million people. But that was just a ...
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August was an action-packed youth outreach month

By Public Affairs staff, U.S. Consulate General, Auckland. The month of August was action-packed with youth outreach in Auckland, which gave U.S. Consulate General staff members and kiwi youth the opportunity to engage on issues of significance to both the United States and New Zealand. Topics of discussion this month included the U.S. presidential elections ...
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