From Golden Telescope Research Guides
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.
- 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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