Civic Engagement

Tennessee Student Mock Election

2016 Tennessee Student Mock Election Results
Sign up your school here for the Tennessee Student Mock Election. View results when posted.
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Information about how to conduct a mock election in your school and how the process works.
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Access lesson plans created by Tennessee teachers for Tennessee teachers to incorporate the mock election in your class curriculum.
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Participate in our annual civics essay contest! Here you will find the contest rules, prompts and winners once they are announced.

Civics 101: Know Your Government

Learn more about the history of the state of Tennessee and how we became a state.
An overview of the role that the executive branch plays in Tennessee State Government.
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An overview of the role the legislative branch plays in government and the lawmaking process.
Tennessee Supreme Court
An overview of the judicial branch of government and the court system.
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What are the responsibilities of citizens? How can you be more involved in the elections and government process?
What does the federal government do compared to the state?
Resources and links for knowing more about your county and local government.
2015-2016 Tennessee Blue Book serves as a manual of useful information on our state and government, both past and present.

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