How the US counts votes

In a normal election year in the US, people can usually head to bed by midnight, safe in the knowledge of who will lead the country for the next four years. But that didn’t happen this year. Why?

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  1. What are the three most interesting facts you learned from the video? Write them down and discuss them with an adult.
  2. You have just won an election. Congratulations! Now, write a speech of victory and announce your plans for your time as leader.