Running for the presidency isn’t easy! In Win the White House, you get to manage your very own presidential campaign by strategically raising funds, polling voters, launching media campaigns, and making personal appearances. Keep a close eye on the map as you battle over electoral votes and popular support. 

Win the White House was made possible by generous support from the Hearst Foundations.

*** NEW** Win the White House Extension Pack now available! Make your students’ game play more meaningful with activities designed specifically for Win the White House. This easy-to-use Extension Pack helps you give context and purpose to the game and reinforce the game concepts. That means deeper learning for students, and best practices around game-centered learning for you!  Extension Packs require PowerPoint and are designed for use with projectors or interactive whiteboards.  

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Learning Objective

The student will...

  • Explain the electoral process (primary and general elections, Electoral College)
  • Identify the influence of the media in forming public opion
  • Analyze how parts of a whole interact to produce outcomes in complex systems