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Presentations include a primer on the 2018 Constitution Revision Commission as well as an examination of U.S. voting practices historically and currently.

Every 20 Years – Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission?
Who Has the Right?

Every 20 Years –  Florida Constitution Revision Commission
This presentation reviews how to amend Florida’s Constitution while focusing on the Florida Constitution Revision Commission and proposals that will be on the 2018 General Election ballot. The presentation includes an overview, three handouts and a PowerPoint. Estimated time to present: 45 minutes.

Benchmarks 2017-18 Florida Constitution Revision Commission Overview

Benchmarks Is it in the Florida Constitution  Handout A

Benchmarks Small Group Discussion Handout B

Benchmarks FCRC Handout C

Benchmarks 2017-18 Florida Constitution Revision Commission PowerPoint


Who Has the Right?
This presentation addresses voting practices historically and currently in the United States and explores present day challenges and dilemmas about who should vote and who should have the power to determine who votes. Estimated time to present: 30 to 40 minutes. Below are the links to an overview of the activity, which will guide your presentation, and all accompanying materials including a tips sheet on making an effective Benchmarks presentation.
Who Has the Right?
Who Has the Right? Power Point
Voting Literacy Test
Voting Literacy Test Answer Key

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