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NFHS 2010-11 Debate Topic Ballot Finalists

China and Military Deployment are the final choices for the 2010-11 national debate topic 

 

The National Federation of State High School Associations recently tabulated debate ballots from 31 states, the National Catholic Forensic League, National Debate Coaches Association and the National Forensic League. The returned ballots narrowed the five proposed topics to two for placement on the final ballot to select the 2010-11 national high school debate topic. The five topic areas were ranked 1-5 with the two topic areas receiving the lowest totals – China and Military Deployment – placed on the final ballot. On January 8, 2010, the NFHS will announce the preferred topic area and resolution.

In addition to the NFL, NCFL and NDCA, the following states returned ballots:

 

 

Arizona

Massachusetts

Ohio

Arkansas

Mississippi

Oklahoma

California

Michigan

Oregon

Colorado

Minnesota

Pennsylvania

Georgia

Missouri

South Dakota

Hawaii

Montana

Texas

Idaho

Nevada

Utah

Indiana

New Hampshire

Virginia

Iowa

New Jersey

Washington

Kansas

New York

Wisconsin

 

 

Wyoming

 

 

Within each of the five topic areas appears one resolution.  The resolutions within the two final topic areas are:

 

CHINA 

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic engagement with the People’s Republic of China on one or more of the following issues: trade, economy, environment.

 

MILITARY DEPLOYMENT 

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its military and/or police presence in one or more of the following: South Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey.

 

The following chart summarizes the balloting on the topic areas and their respective resolutions.

  

 2010-11 Debate Vote Chart   

 

** Areas ranked 1-2-3-4-5 with low combined total indicative of top ranking.

** National CX Debate Topic Area Balloting:

 

108      Latin America – Topic I

83        China – Topic 2

122      Russia – Topic 3

126      UN Reform – Topic 4

70        Military Deployment– Topic 5

 

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