Elections

Gerrymandering, or how drawing irregular lines can impact an election

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Most states have some rules for redrawing district lines, but cases of gerrymandering in order to give one party an electoral advantage over the other remain widespread. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Off-year elections and why down ballot voting matters

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Help students understand the importance of local elections and ballot measures with this lesson plan, which includes guidelines for examining a local voter’s guide. Continue reading

In Turkish election, victory for democracy or shift toward autocracy?

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After several months of instability and in the midst of security threats from the Islamic State and internal divisions, Turkey reelected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s A.K. Party Sunday. Continue reading

What students need to know about midterms

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Are your students confused about what midterm elections mean for the country? Use our answers below as a primer on what to expect Nov. 4.…read more

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