Become an expert on your government and the roles of the officials you’ll help elect.
Ambassadors become informed about their government and public officials they may choose to support once they’re able to vote. Girls are encouraged to, if possible, visit Washington, DC, to meet their U.S. representative or senator, or set up an appointment with their local state office. They also dive into topics like political parties, gerrymandering, lobbying, voter turnout, and the electoral college.
1. Find out about local government
2. Find out about state government
3. Find out about the federal legislative branch
4. Find out about the federal executive branch
5. Find out about the federal judicial branch
When you’ve earned this badge, you will have learned more about your local, state, and national government – and you’ll be ready to use that knowledge to inform your voting.