A Closer Look at Voter ID
Signing in at a table of electoral rolls can be a different experience for some voters
26 May
2016
Written by Lia Eastep

A Closer Look at Voter ID »

Shortly after the 2014 midterm election, Election Central brought you a story about the controversy surrounding voter laws. In 2013, the Supreme Read more…

Voter ID Laws: Combating Fraud or Suppressing Voters?
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11 Nov
2014
Written by Lia Eastep

Voter ID Laws: Combating Fraud or Suppressing Voters? »

In September, btw brought you news of a court battle raging in Texas over a “voter ID” law. While these Read more…

Trump and the Midterm Elections
Does former president Donald Trump's political endorsement make an impact?
4 May
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump and the Midterm Elections »

In many states, this week marks primary elections for political candidates trying to represent their party in the Congressional elections coming up in Read more…

Tennessee GOP Removes Candidates from Ballot
A view of the Tennessee State Capitol Building.
28 Apr
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Tennessee GOP Removes Candidates from Ballot »

Tennessee’s new Fifth Congressional District is located south of Nashville. This area was formerly represented by Jim Cooper, a Democrat but he chose Read more…

Biden Speaks Out on Voting Rights
19 Jan
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Speaks Out on Voting Rights »

You’ve learned in your U.S. history class about Jim Crow-era voting discrimination techniques: poll taxes, literacy tests, and other measures to restrict African Read more…

North Carolina Delays Midterm Election Due to Voting Maps Dispute
The North Carolina capitol in Raleigh.
12 Jan
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

North Carolina Delays Midterm Election Due to Voting Maps Dispute »

Gerrymandering is when voting district maps are designed to favor one political party or candidate over another. You may have been hearing a Read more…

Young Voters and the 2020 Election
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1 Oct
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Young Voters and the 2020 Election »

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You may have heard it said before: Young people don’t vote. They aren’t engaged in politics. But believe it or not, this couldn’t Read more…

The Debate Over Voter Registration
Even if you are too young to vote, you might be able to help with voter registration efforts before this year's November election.
12 Sep
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

The Debate Over Voter Registration »

There are only eight weeks to go until the 2020 general election! One of the key things that voters must do before an Read more…

Biden’s Running Mate?
Grover Cleveland, Thomas A. Hendricks, the democratic candidates for president in 1884, with portraits of Jefferson, Washington, and Jackson.
13 May
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden’s Running Mate? »

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Imagine that you are Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. Aside from having to figure out how to run a presidential Read more…

Tracking the Democratic Party Candidates
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8 Apr
2020
Written by David Martin

Tracking the Democratic Party Candidates »

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