Citizenship

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United States Voting History

From Gale Virtual Reference Library Database, you may use the eBook Index and see many entries about the history and status of voting in the United States.
A comprehensive look at the struggle for the right of women to vote.
This LOC site includes information about women's suffrage including many primary documents.

Voter Information

This is a very comprehensive nonpartisan website that has links to national, state and local elected officials and candidates. It includes bibliographical information, voting records and issue positions.
This website includes information regarding voter registration, education and activism.
This is a nonpartisan alliance of diverse organizations with the intent to inform and encourage voters.
The EAC Web site is a national clearinghouse of information on election administration, from voting system testing and certification to data on how Americans voted in recent federal elections.

Understanding a Voter

Use polling sites and to for search "voter" and find results about trends in voting.
Ask around! Understand the reasons for voter participation among those people you know.

Democracy Around the World

Includes details of United States committment and efforts to support democrarcy around the world.
An international institute dedicated to promoting democracy and providing electoral assistance. This site includes a link to comparative numbers for voting around the world.
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