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Daley, David

Summary: "A revelatory account by the best- selling author of Ratf**ked that will give you hope that America's fragile democracy can still be saved. Following Ratf**ked, his "extraordinary timely and undeniably important" (New York Times Book Review) exposé of how a small cadre of Republican operatives rigged American elections, David Daley emerged as one of the nation's leading authorities on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Co. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 DAL

Rubin, Susan Goldman

Summary: For over 200 years, people have marched, gone to jail, risked their lives, and even died trying to get the right to vote in the United States. Others, hungry to acquire or hold onto power, have gone to extraordinary lengths to prevent people from casting ballets or outright stolen votes and sometimes entire elections. Perfect for students who want to know more about voting rights, this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 RUB

Sherman, Jake S.

Summary: "The startling inside story of Donald Trump's first two years, viewed from Capitol Hill, where lawmakers on both sides of the aisle jockeyed for advantage as American politics reached a fevered pitch. Taking readers into secret strategy calls and closed-door meetings from the House to the White House, Politico Playbook writers Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer trace the strategy and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 SHE

Pinckney, Darryl

Summary: "Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney's meditation on a century and a half of Black participation in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for Black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement, leading up to the election of Barack Obama as president. Interspersed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 PIN

DeRubertis, Barbara

Summary: Explores the history of voting in the United States and explains why voting is so important.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.973 DER

Pietrusza, David

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Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 PIE

Havel, James T.

Contents: v. 1. The candidates -- v. 2. The elections, 1789-1992.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Library Reference USA 1996

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 324.63 HAV

Havel, James T.

Contents: v. 1. The candidates -- v. 2. The elections, 1789-1992.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Library Reference USA 1996

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 324.63 HAV

Nobleman, Marc Tyler

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Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 324.609 Nobleman

Jenkins, Tommy

Summary: "Coinciding with the 2020 US presidential election, Drawing the Vote, an original graphic novel, looks at the history of voting rights in the United States, and how it has affected the way we vote today. Author Tommy Jenkins traces this history from the earliest steps toward democracy during the American Revolution, to the upheaval caused by the Civil War, the fight for women's suffrage, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 324.6 JEN

Daniels, Gilda R.

Summary: "An answer to the assault on voting rights--crucial reading in advance of the 2020 presidential election. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is considered one of the most effective pieces of legislation the United States has ever passed. It enfranchised hundreds of thousands of voters, particularly in the American South, and drew attention to the problem of voter suppression. Yet in recent years...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 DAN

Shimer, David

Summary: Presents a judicious history of covert foreign interference in world elections since the Cold War that discusses Russia's role in America's 2016 presidential election and why the threat is greater than ever in 2020.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 SHI

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

Harding, Luke

Summary: "December 2016. [the author] and former Moscow bureau chief, quietly meets former MI6 officer Christopher Steele in a London pub to discuss President-elect Donald Trump's Russia connections. A month later, Steele's now-famous dossier sparks what may be the biggest scandal of the modern era. The names of the Americans involved are well-known--Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, Jared Kushner, George...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 HAR

Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 NIE

Graff, Michael

Summary: "In November 2018, Baptist preacher Mark Harris beat the odds, narrowly fending off a blue wave in the sprawling Ninth District of North Carolina. But word soon got around that something fishy was going on in rural Bladen County. At the center of the messwas a local political operative named McCrae Dowless. Dowless had learned the ins and outs of the absentee ballot system from Democrats before...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Corso, Phil

Summary: "The Electoral College is the body of people who elect the president and vice president of the United States. Many U.S. citizens are confused by this system, which dates back to the creation of the U.S. Constitution. When citizens vote for a presidential candidate, they're actually voting for an elector -- someone who will cast a vote for their state for that candidate in the Electoral College....

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 COR

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

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