Win the White House: How to Run a Presidential Campaign

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Win the White House

Presidential campaign game turns students into electoral strategists

Pros: Get students to explore real-life political issues and the election process. There's tons of in-game help as well as extension resources.

Cons: The student goes first in each round, gaining an unfair advantage. It's unclear what the effects of some choices are, like running mate and home state.

Bottom Line: This game gives students a valuable perspective on the nuts and bolts of political campaigns, and the tough choices they must make.

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