Nick talks Elections

Guest blog post by U.S. Embassy Youth Councilor, Amy Irvine. At the beginning of November, the Auckland Youth Council was fortunate enough to hear from Nicholas Snyder about the upcoming election and US-NZ relations over some tasty kai. Before joining the U.S. Embassy in Wellington, Nicholas Snyder was the Special Advisor for East Asia, Southeast …

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Young Kiwis get the inside scoop on U.S. politics by top professor

Guest blog post by James Fleury from the U.S. Embassy Youth Council  Fifty members of the U.S. Embassy Youth Council had the chance to learn the finer details of the US political system from Professor Todd Belt, Director of Political Management at George Washington University. The US Embassy Youth Council has members from across New …

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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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