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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

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

Boothroyd, Jennifer

Summary: What are elections? Why do we have them? Who can vote? Who gets elected and why? Accessible text and explanatory photos help students understand the key concepts of elections and learn why they are important in our democratic government system.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 BOO

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 BOO

Son, John

Summary: How can you directly impact the government? Vote! Elections are part of the foundation of our democracy. Readers learn how elections work, whether its voting on local rules or electing the President of the United States. The book also highlights why voting is so very important and how kids can become involved, even when they’re still years from casting their first vote.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2020

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

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

Hasen, Richard L.

Summary: "As the 2020 presidential campaign begins to take shape, there is widespread distrust of the fairness and accuracy of American elections. In this timely and accessible book, Richard L. Hasen uses riveting stories illustrating four factors increasing the mistrust. Voter suppression has escalated as a Republican tool aimed to depress turnout of likely Democratic voters, fueling suspicion. Pockets...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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Contents: Introduction / Mitch McConnell -- The origins and meaning of the electoral college / Gary L. Gregg II -- The development and democratization of the electoral college / Andrew E. Busch -- Federalism, the states, and the electoral college / James R. Stoner Jr. -- Moderating the political impulse / Paul A. Rahe -- The electoral college and the future of the American political parties / Michael...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ISI Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.63 SEC

Johnson, Dennis W

Summary: This book offers the most up-to-date examination of campaigns and elections, including the challenges and opportunities they present. It addresses fundamental questions about who votes in American elections, how legislative districts are reapportioned and why it matters, the realities of voter fraud, the pros and cons of reforming the Electoral College, the impact of dark money on campaigns,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.7 JOH

Morris, Dick

Summary: In The return Morris reveals how to beat the Democrats and the radical left at their own game--and getting freedom-loving Americans to rise up for Trump and our democracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Humanix Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 MOR

Worth, Bonnie

Summary: In simple rhyme, the Cat in the Hat introduces early readers to the concept and practice of voting—with a focus on the American presidency! Learn the basic principles of democracy, how political parties are formed, why Election Day is held in early November, and much, much more! An ideal choice for reading and talking about elections (whether for a classroom pet or the leader of the free...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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

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Achen, Christopher H.

Summary: Achen and Bartels argue that democratic theory needs to be founded on identity groups and political parties, not on the preferences of individual voters.Democracy for Realists provides a powerful challenge to conventional thinking, pointing the way toward a fundamentally different understanding of the realities and potential of democratic government. --Publisher

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 321.8 ACH

Summary: Examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. Chronicles the patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Company 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

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

Riggleman, Denver

Summary: "As the US capitol was attacked on January 6, 2021, the White House went dark for seven hours and thirty-seven minutes. It was my job to turn the lights on. The void happened to overlap with the hours when supporters of former President Trump brawled with police, smashed windows, and rampaged through the halls of Congress as his loss to Joe Biden was being certified. Why the White House went...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 RIG

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

Heilemann, John

Summary: From two of the best political reporters in the country comes the gripping inside story of the historic 2008 presidential election.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.973 HEI

Summary: A political documentary of the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary campaigns in which Senator John F. Kennedy upset Senator Hubert H. Humphrey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PRI

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

Huffman, Alan.

Summary: Two opposition researchers take readers on a year-long journey across the United States as they investigate the backgrounds of political candidates, from presidential appointees to local school board hopefuls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.70973 HUF

Smith, Erin Geiger

Summary: "Did you know that voting in any election--from mayor to president--is a privilege and a right? Americans eighteen and older are allowed to vote! But this hasn't always been the case for everyone. From the founders of this country to Jim Crow to women's suffrage to gerrymandering--and everything in between--Erin Geiger Smith takes an in-depth look at the fascinating and complex history of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.60 SMI

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6097 SMI

Summary: Depicts people's opinions and thoughts worldwide on Election Day, 2008, when Barack Obama was elected president. All segments were filmed between 8:00 a.m. EST on November 4, 2008 and 4:00 a.m. EST on November 5, 2008, and were filmed by friends of the producer and submitted to him for editing / compilation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bev Pictures 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ELE

Bowden, Mark

Summary: "In the sixty-four days between November 3 and January 6, President Donald Trump and his allies fought to reverse the outcome of the vote. Focusing on six states--Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin-- Trump's supporters claimed widespread voter fraud. It was not a well-orchestrated matter. There was no guiding genius pulling the strings in key states for the defeated...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2022

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

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Lemire, Jonathan

Summary: "A probing and illuminating analysis of current state of American politics, focusing on Donald Trump's lie about election fraud, by the White House Bureau Chief of Politico and the host of MSNBC's Way Too Early Donald Trump first tried it out in 2016, at an August rally in Ohio. He said that perhaps he wouldn't accept the election results in his race against Hillary Clinton, that the election...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 LEM

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

Harts, Shannon H.

Summary: Why is voting to choose the president of the United States important? What is the process and how has it changed? These essential questions and more are answered in this book, which will educate students about an important facet of citizenship. Complete with detailed descriptions, enlightening fact boxes, and engaging imagery, this book will guide readers through the steps and history of voting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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

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