Presidential Candidate Worksheet
Civics – Blasquez
Choosing a President
Running for office requires three essential elements. Where do
you see examples of each element in the 2008 presidential
Demos met in ______ Reps met in _______
Candidates Democrats Republicans
1. The Electoral College, which states are needed to elect the
president and what are the electoral votes from each state?
2. Who votes and who doesn’t? Why?
Candidates Barack Obama John McCain
War in Iraq