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ELECTIONS Discussion Questions

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Why do you think voting is important? What is the minimum voting age in Kosovo? How can we encourage more people to vote? How do you decide whom you would vote for if you could vote? Do you share the same political views as your parents? Why or why not? Do you share the same political views as your friends? Do you ever argue about politics? If so, with whom? What type of political system does Kosovo have? What are the main political parties in Kosovo? Which political party is currently in power? Who is the leader of this party? What does this political party stand for? Who is the mayor of Gjilan? Who are the other candidates for mayor? How long is the term for elected officials in your country? How are elections financed? Do you think too much money is spent on campaigns? How can campaigns be better organized? How could elections be more representative? What is your opinion about actors or actresses who run for a position in politics? Would you vote for an actor or actress who runs for a government office? Why or why not?

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If you were going to vote for an actor or actress for a government office, who would it be and why?

ELECTIONS Discussion Questions
Why do you think voting is important? What is the minimum voting age in Kosovo? How can we encourage more people to vote? How do you decide whom you would vote for if you could vote? Do you share the same political views as your parents? Why or why not? Do you share the same political views as your friends? Do you ever argue about politics? If so, with whom? What type of political system does Kosovo have? What are the main political parties in Kosovo? Which political party is currently in power? Who is the leader of this party? What does this political party stand for? Who is the mayor of Gjilan? Who are the other candidates for mayor? How long is the term for elected officials in your country? How are elections financed? Do you think too much money is spent on campaigns? How can campaigns be better organized? How could elections be more representative?

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a) developed b) insisted KOSOVO READY FOR ELECTIONS The International Civilian Representative Pieter Feith has 1. a) instead b) praises b) local b) trials b) doubts b)despite c) praised c) senseless c) sessions c) expects c) declared c) because KOSOVO READY FOR ELECTIONS The International Civilian Representative Pieter Feith has 1. The elections will be the first held in Kosovo since the country 5._______________ independence in February 2008. He said on Wednesday that great 3. 6. CEC. during a visit to the institution in the run-up to the 15 November 2._____________ were being made to ensure fair and democratic elections. The elections will be the first held in Kosovo since the country 5._____________ Kosovo to ''pass the democratic test'' and encouraged all Kosovo people to vote._________________ the work of Kosovo’s Central Election Commission. a) efforts 4._____________ elections. who would it be and why? 1._________________ the work of Kosovo’s Central Election Commission. a) praising 2.• • • What is your opinion about actors or actresses who run for a position in politics? Would you vote for an actor or actress who runs for a government office? Why or why not? If you were going to vote for an actor or actress for a government office._____________ elections. a) extended 3._____________ Kosovo to ''pass the democratic test'' and encouraged all Kosovo people to vote. CEC. during a visit to the institution in the run-up to the 15 November 2. 6. He said on Wednesday that great 3. He said he 4._______________ independence in February 2008.______________ calls from . Feith said Kosovo's Serbs should make up their own minds on whether to vote.______________ calls from Serbia and some Kosovo Serbs to boycott the elections. He said he 4. a) hopes 6. Feith said Kosovo's Serbs should make up their own minds on whether to vote._____________ were being made to ensure fair and democratic elections. 5.

Serbia and some Kosovo Serbs to boycott the elections. a) instead b) praises b) local b) trials b) doubts b)despite c) praised c) senseless c) sessions c) expects c) declared c) because 5. 1. a) hopes 6. a) developed b) insisted . a) extended 3. a) efforts 4. a) praising 2.