Battles Over Legislative Maps May Delay Elections
The two political parties are battling over congressional districts in several states.
29 Mar
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Battles Over Legislative Maps May Delay Elections »

Every ten years after the U.S. Census is completed, states may need to change their political district maps to reflect population shifts. Each Read more…

New Hampshire Votes on Vote Counting
16 Mar
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

New Hampshire Votes on Vote Counting »

Following the 2020 U.S. presidential election, some supporters of Donald Trump claimed that the election results weren’t accurate. They claimed that there was Read more…

First Latina Justice Nominated to California Supreme Court
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22 Feb
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

First Latina Justice Nominated to California Supreme Court »

California Governor Gavin Newsom made an important announcement last week: that he has nominated Patricia Guerrero to fill a vacancy on the California Read more…

President Biden’s First Year
The White House. Credit: Tetra Images RF/Getty Images
25 Jan
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

President Biden’s First Year »

President Biden took office a year ago last week. Since then, the Biden administration has achieved some successes and experienced several challenges. Here, Read more…

U.S. Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Voting Maps
The State Capitol Building in Austin, TX
15 Dec
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

U.S. Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Voting Maps »

One of the important outcomes of the Census is to help lawmakers redraw legislature district maps to reflect changing populations. Republicans and Democrats Read more…

Two Iranian Men Charged with 2020 Election Tampering
1 Dec
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Two Iranian Men Charged with 2020 Election Tampering »

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice charged two Iranian men with a plot to undermine the 2020 United States election. Election Central Read more…

An Historic New Statue at the U.S. Capitol
National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol
27 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

An Historic New Statue at the U.S. Capitol »

Mary McLeod Bethune was an educator and civil rights activist. And now, she will be commemorated with an historic statue at the U.S. Read more…

North Carolina Revises Voting Laws for Felons
Will North Carolina change its voting restrictions for convicted felons?
1 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

North Carolina Revises Voting Laws for Felons »

If someone has been convicted of a felony, do you think that he or she should still have the right to vote? States Read more…

Census Results Come In
Data from the 2020 Census was released last week. Credit: Maria Dryfhout/Shutterstock
17 Aug
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Census Results Come In »

Once a decade, the federal government completes a population count to determine each state’s congressional and state-level representation. The federal government also uses Read more…

New Coronavirus Guidelines Issued
The CDC has issues new guidelines to combat the Delta variant of COVID-19.
4 Aug
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

New Coronavirus Guidelines Issued »

A new spike in coronavirus cases–largely the result of the new COVID Delta variant–has left many Americans wondering what precautions they should take. Read more…

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