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General Election Resources

Elections ... The American Way
The Library of Congress put together this great election web site about the role of candidates and voters and how party systems and the election process works.
State of Utah Elections Office
Get voter information, learn who the candidates are and register to vote.
Federal Election Commission
Congress created the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to administer and enforce federal campaign finance laws.
Project Vote Smart
This nonpartisan resource provides information on the voting records, positions, and interest group ratings of elected officials.
UEN's Election Resources
Learn about the voting process, who can vote, elections and the history of voting rights.
What Makes a Good President?
Presidential historians and other experts on the leadership qualities that make for success or failure in the Oval Office.
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Websites for Students

<empty>Ben's Guide to the Election Process
Ben explains the election process, including Presidential, Senate and Representatives elections and voter registration.
<empty>Be President for a Day
Explore the job requirements for the U.S. Presidency, identify the different people the President might meet with in an average
day and experience the President's typical agenda.
<empty>Inside the Voting Booth
Consider why it is important to vote, examine times in U.S. election history when one vote made a difference in an election's outcome and vote in a mock issues survey.
<empty>Rock the Vote
For over 20 years Rock the Vote has be motivating young people to register to vote and to get involved in the political process.
VoteriseVOTERISE
VOTERISE has been working to get high school students pre-registered and registered to vote. They have created videos on the importance of voting and a voter registration step-by-step.
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Resources for Educators

<empty>Vote: The Machinery of Democracy
This web site looks at the history of voting methods in the United States and how ballots and voting systems have evolved over the years.
<empty>Library of Congress: Elections and Voting
Check out some of the election and voting related resources in the Library of Congress.
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Parent & Caregiver Resources

<empty>Getting The Vote Out
You can help your tween participate in the election process.
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