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Vice President Selection Activity

Overview: One of the most important things that a Presidential candidate has to do is to select a Vice Presidential runningmate.. As we have discussed,candidates will often select a Vice President to "balance the ticket". Candidates attempt to use their selection of a Vice President as an opportunity to appeal to additional voters or to compensate for actual or perceived weaknesses.
Scenario: This assignment will require you to pair current Presidential contenders
Step 1: You must choose both a Democratic and Republican Presidential candidate.
Democratic Options: Hillary Clinton, Bernie SandersRepublican Options: Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz
Step 2: You must pair your selected Presidential candidate with a Vice Presidential partner.
Democratic Options: Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Mark Warner, Sherrod Brown, John Hickenlooper, Julian Castro, Wendy Davis, Martin O'Malley, Jay Nixon, Tim Kaine, Evan Bayh, Charlie Christ, Tom Vilsack, Wesley Clark, Martin Heinrich
Republican Options: Susana Martinez, John Kasich Nikki Haley, Bobby Jindal, Carly Fiorina, Scott Walker, Kelly Ayotte, Chris Christie, Rand Paul,