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Election Central


Explore the electoral process past and present, in the United States and around the world.


Readings and activities that provide teachers with classroom resources in U.S. history, world history, and government. 


A collection of links for getting information on U.S. and international elections, past and present.

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Voting and Elections in Early America

Google Cultural Institute exhibit by Constitutional Rights Foundation & Barat Education Foundation's Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program.

Get Involved!

Even if you’re not eligible to vote (yet), get involved with the issues and campaigns that matter to you. CRF’s Civic Action Project has an online toolkit with dozens of how-to descriptions for civic actions.

    Ask the Next Prez!  election201

     Create a video on the issues for the candidates. Now you can ask him or her. . .


MyVote California

California Secretary of State in coordination with the National Student/Parent Mock Election and the California Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, offer students a chance to learn about the candidates and issues, and gain firsthand lessons on the power of voting and how government and politics affect every part of their lives.

Image Credit: Flickr Commons/Shane Lin/CC BY-NC 2.0