From the Annenberg Foundation this site monitors the factual
accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form
of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.
Federal Election Commission:
Guide for Citizens
This site is designed as a tool for anyone who wishes to learn more
about financing campaigns for federal office, the rules and regulations
pertaining to this process, or elections and voting in general.
Kids Voting USA
This site is dedicated to involving youth in the election process. Learn
more about democracy, test your voting skills with the Constitution
test, or visit an official polling site on Election Day.
Project Vote Smart
A national library of factual information on over 13,000 elected offices
and candidates for public office, Project Vote Smart provides information
on the candidates in five basic areas: backgrounds, issue positions,
voting records, campaign finances and the performance evaluations made
on them by over 100 conservative to liberal special interests. The site
also focuses on involving youth in democracy and voting with its Youth
From the National Archives and Records Administration, this site explains
how the Electoral College works in a Presidential election and provides
historical Electoral College votes from 1789 to 1996.
Vote: The Machinery of Democracy
This exhibit from the Smithsonian Museum of American History follows the history of voting methods in the United States and how they have changed overtime and varied among local districts.
The League of Women Voters of Washington provides unbiased, non-partisan
information about the election in Washington State.
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