iCivics – “Win the White House” game and “Extension Pack”

Lesson Duration

Objectives -

  • Explain the electoral process (primary and general elections, Electoral College)
  • Identify the influence of the media in forming public opion
  • Analyze how parts of a whole interact to produce outcomes in complex systems



Win the White House challenges students to manage their own presidential campaign by:

  • Building arguments to support timely issues that are relevant to them
  • Strategically raise funds to support their campaign
  • Keeping campaign momentum through targeted media campaigns and personal appearances
  • Polling local voters to see what issues resonate





iCivics is a nationally-renowned site, founded by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, that provides innovative and interactive curricula and activities for civics/government classrooms.