Nevada Agrees on Rules for Hand-Counting Ballots
First-time Voter on Election Day 2012
9 Sep
2022
Written by ecadmin

Nevada Agrees on Rules for Hand-Counting Ballots »

In the 2020 presidential election, Joe Biden won the state of Nevada by 33,000 votes. After the election, some Trump supporters in Nevada Read more…

Alaska’s New Voting System
Alaska is now using the ranked choice voting system. How does it work?
18 Aug
2022
Written by ecadmin

Alaska’s New Voting System »

Historically, the United States has voted according to the plurality system: each voter votes for one candidate, and the candidate with the most Read more…

Moving the United States “Forward”
A new political party was recently announced. Can it grow and succeed?
10 Aug
2022
Written by ecadmin

Moving the United States “Forward” »

Since 1796, most American voters have cast their ballots for either a Republican or Democrat. On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, some former Republican Read more…

Biden’s Federal Reserve Appointments
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25 May
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden’s Federal Reserve Appointments »

The U.S. Federal Reserve System, or the Fed, is the country’s central banking system. It was created by Congress in 1913. The Fed Read more…

Battles Over Legislative Maps May Delay Elections
The two political parties are battling over congressional districts in several states.
29 Mar
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

Battles Over Legislative Maps May Delay Elections »

Every ten years after the U.S. Census is completed, states may need to change their political district maps to reflect population shifts. Each Read more…

New Hampshire Votes on Vote Counting
16 Mar
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

New Hampshire Votes on Vote Counting »

Following the 2020 U.S. presidential election, some supporters of Donald Trump claimed that the election results weren’t accurate. They claimed that there was Read more…

First Latina Justice Nominated to California Supreme Court
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22 Feb
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

First Latina Justice Nominated to California Supreme Court »

California Governor Gavin Newsom made an important announcement last week: that he has nominated Patricia Guerrero to fill a vacancy on the California Read more…

President Biden’s First Year
The White House. Credit: Tetra Images RF/Getty Images
25 Jan
2022
Written by Valerie Cumming

President Biden’s First Year »

President Biden took office a year ago last week. Since then, the Biden administration has achieved some successes and experienced several challenges. Here, Read more…

U.S. Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Voting Maps
The State Capitol Building in Austin, TX
15 Dec
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

U.S. Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Voting Maps »

One of the important outcomes of the Census is to help lawmakers redraw legislature district maps to reflect changing populations. Republicans and Democrats Read more…

Two Iranian Men Charged with 2020 Election Tampering
1 Dec
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Two Iranian Men Charged with 2020 Election Tampering »

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice charged two Iranian men with a plot to undermine the 2020 United States election. Election Central Read more…