States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws
Credit: ©Hill Street Studios/Blend Images LLC/Glow Images ; one of the most basic needs for voting is having proper identification. This protects against voter fraud.
29 Sep
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

States Attempt New Voting Rights Laws »

In order to vote, you first need to become a registered voter. In some states, you must register yourself, a certain number of 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…

Infrastructure: Build Back Better
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7 Apr
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Infrastructure: Build Back Better »

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) evaluates the nation’s infrastructure–the roads, bridges, tunnels, dams, airports, railroads and transit and Read more…

Trump’s Second Impeachment Outcome
Former president Donald Trump was acquitted from his second impeachment trial.
17 Feb
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump’s Second Impeachment Outcome »

On January 13, 2021, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump for his role in the January 6 insurrection at the Read more…

Election . . . Week?
The 2020 election was the center of a dramatic week of news.
10 Nov
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Election . . . Week? »

On Saturday, November 7, Joe Biden gained the necessary number of Electoral College votes to be the 46th president of the United States. Read more…

Dollar for Dollar: Which Candidate is “Winning”?
How are the major candidates doing in the financial race to the White House?
14 Oct
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Dollar for Dollar: Which Candidate is “Winning”? »

Fundraising is at the heart of every political campaign. Money is needed to purchase expensive television and print ads, radio spots, campaign literature, Read more…

The Vice Presidential Debate
What was your impression of last week's vice presidential debate?
13 Oct
2020
Written by David Martin

The Vice Presidential Debate »

On Wednesday, October 7, Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris took the stage to support their running mates Read more…

Understanding the First Debate
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7 Oct
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Understanding the First Debate »

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Did you watch last week’s first presidential debate between candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden? If so, you may have noticed that it 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…

New Challenges to Voting by Mail
Do you know what the procedures are for voting-by-mail in your state?
10 Jun
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

New Challenges to Voting by Mail »

Right now, the eyes of the nation are focused on the protests and rallies surrounding the death of George Floyd on Memorial Day. Read more…

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