Voting by Phone
Would you vote by mobile phone using the internet?
12 Oct
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Voting by Phone »

In July 2021, Amazon founder and multi-billionaire Jeff Bezos made news for self-funding an eleven-minute trip into outer space. That trip cost Bezos Read more…

2021 Election Updates
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16 Jul
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

2021 Election Updates »

Critical and exciting political races are happening around the country. These elections could shift the current political makeup of Congress and shed light Read more…

A New Way to Vote?
Learn more about ranked choice voting in this week's Election Central post. Credit: Andy Sacks/The Image Bank/Getty Images
30 Jun
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

A New Way to Vote? »

How would you describe the typical method for voting? Voters cast ballots for their preferred candidate and the candidate with the most votes Read more…

Democrats Win New Mexico Special Election
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9 Jun
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Democrats Win New Mexico Special Election »

In March 2021, Deb Haaland was confirmed as the new Secretary of the Interior. This was an historic appointment by the Biden administration: Read more…

Liz Cheney Ousted for Speaking Against Trump
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19 May
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Liz Cheney Ousted for Speaking Against Trump »

Is someone who speaks out against their own political party’s leadership being brave, or being disloyal? Should that person be commended or asked Read more…

California Governor Faces Recall
Governor's Mansion State Historic Park is the location of Historic Governor's Mansion of California, the former official home of the Governor of California.
5 May
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

California Governor Faces Recall »

Did you know that citizens in some states have a tool to remove an elected official from office? It’s called a recall election. Read more…

Voting with Disabilities
3 Mar
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Voting with Disabilities »

Usually when we talk about voter access, we think about things like the number of polling places available or whether voter ID is Read more…

Inauguration Day 2021
Crowds were not allowed, but the nation celebrated a new president January 20, 2021
22 Jan
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Inauguration Day 2021 »

Perhaps no single event illustrates democracy as much as the peaceful transfer of power from one president to another. On January 20, 2021, Read more…

Biden Begins Choosing Cabinet
White House Oval Office
16 Dec
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Begins Choosing Cabinet »

President-elect Joe Biden won’t take office until January 20, but in the meantime, he has a lot of work to do. He has Read more…

Battleground States Certify Election Results
Man puts ballot papers into ballot box
9 Dec
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Battleground States Certify Election Results »

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A month has now passed since Election Day 2020, and the states are only now completing the official results certification. (This certification verifies Read more…

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