Debate 2012 at Lynn University

October 22, 2012 • 9 P.M. EDT

Twelfth Grade

ACTIVITY 2 –Felon Voting

The students will write a letter to a state legislator making an argument for or against felon voting. They will discuss whether felons should be able to vote, would allowing or denying such voting violate the Constitution, and should an incarcerated inmate be able to vote or should former felon’s voting rights be automatically restored after serving time?



  • SS 912 C 2 16 Analyze trends in voter turnout

The students will survey people eighteen years of age and gather findings. Survey questions should include: did you vote, why or why not, do you think voting is important, do you think your vote can make a difference.