Win the White House

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About this game

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

Played 3.5 million+ times on, this NEW and IMPROVED version of Win the White House includes all new ways to put your stamp on your campaign:
- More avatars
- New campaign slogans
- Running mate options
-Maverick Option for creating your platform
- Refreshed content, art and game play
- Option to print your personalised campaign materials

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Learning Objectives: Your students will ...
-Explain the electoral process (primary and general elections, Electoral College)
-Identify the influence of the media in forming public opinion
-Analyze how parts of a whole interact to produce outcomes in complex systems

Game Features:
1. Create a candidate. Pick an avatar, home state, political party, and campaign slogan.
2. Choose the issues that matter to you. Battle it out with other presidential hopefuls in a primary debate by choosing the best arguments for the issues you care about.
3. Win the primaries. The primary season doubles as the game tutorial in Win the White House. Gain campaign skills by spending time and resources in Iowa and New Hampshire.
4. Win the election. As the party candidate, you must work to gain and keep momentum through targeted media campaigns and personal appearances. Running for office isn't cheap, so you'll need to find funding in friendly states. Your ability to poll will also keep you in the know and help guide you to a presidential victory!
Updated on
Nov 16, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

11.5K reviews
Ray Borgonia
September 16, 2023
A detail I'd like to suggest is a feature that will allow the user to save the electoral map result after each simulation. Maybe even how many states the parties visited and how frequent they went here and there. That is all the ideas I have in mind. It is a great game, I love playing it. It always gives me goosebumps when it happens that me and the computer fight for a battleground state. Like, just that, and California is coming back and forth until it reassuringly comes back to my arms.
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Jake -
September 16, 2020
Very enjoyable, but short and little replayability. I wish there was a longer version and let you play into presidency. My only gripe is when you decide what options you pick to advertise your party, you get 3 choices and its so obvious which is the right one it feels a little like a tick box I love the gameplay ans the way they've design it, shame its not very long