Voting is a vital part of the American democracy, but how did it come to be? Why is voting important and whose vote has the ability to make the most change? Check out the eBooks featured below to learn more about the history of American voting, the impact of voter turnout, and the importance of youth voters in the United States.
- Latinos and the 2012 Election : the New Face of the American Voter
- The Right to Vote
- The Virgin Vote : How Young Americans Made Democracy Social, Politics Personal, and Voting Popular in the Nineteenth Century
- Get Out the Vote : How to Increase Voter Turnout
- The Politics of Voter Suppression : Defending and Expanding Americans’ Right to Vote
- Vote! : Women’s Fight for Access to the Ballot Box
- Women Will Vote : Winning Suffrage in New York State
With Election Day around the corner, researching who is on your ballot is more important than ever. If you have not early voted yet (or mailed in your ballot), review the candidates and amendments that are on your ballot before you enter the voting booth. McCain Library is cohosting a workshop on researching candidates and local issues on the ballot tomorrow at 1 PM. To learn more about the Skill Builder workshop, visit here.