Brazil election

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The election process in Brazil is different than in the United States. Brazil just had an election. Did you know?

  • Brazil’s president and vice president are elected as a joint ticket using the two-round system
  • The first round of elections is held on the first Sunday of October, which in 2022 was on 2 October
  • A candidate who receives more than 50% of the total valid votes in the first round is elected
  • The candidate who receives a plurality of votes in the second round is elected to the office
  • Voting in Brazil is allowed for all citizens over 16 years old
  • There is compulsory voting for literate citizens between 18 and 70 years old except conscripts
  • Those who do not vote without a good reason must pay a fine
  • Voting in Brazilian elections can only be done in person and only on election day, which is always a Sunday
  • It appears that Luiz Lula beat President Bolsonaro to win the recent Brazil election
  • Some people are happy and others are not happy with the recent election results

Homeschoolers/Educators/Parents: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: election. Write and say the word “election” five times so you can learn how to pronounce it and spell it correctly. List five facts about Brazil’s election process. Read/listen to the audiobook story called “The Happy Prince in Learning to Read: Fairy Tale Adventures  (Kindle/Audiobook/Paperback). Write these words in alphabetical order: prince, statue, government, vote, citizen. Finish this sentence: The Happy Prince tried to help his people by… Talk about how the president is elected. (Skills: identify, comprehend, describe, analyze, apply, creativity).

About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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