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Will West Virginia voters elect an 18-year-old lawmaker?

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College freshman Saira Blair could become one of the country’s youngest lawmakers in Tuesday’s midterm election. Continue reading

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Midterms 2014: resources for students

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This year’s midterm elections are here and PBS NewsHour Extra wants to share our best resources with you! Looking for election night coverage? Join the…read more

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Do Now: Why vote?

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We asked students, why vote in the midterm elections? What issues matter the most to you?

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Will Voter ID laws affect voter turnout?

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New voting laws in North Carolina and other states are raising concerns about voter turnout in advance of the Nov. 4 midterm elections. Continue reading

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Do the midterm elections matter? – Lesson Plan

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By Stephanie Schragger, History teacher at St. Ann’s School Introduction Help students gain an understanding of midterm elections and to discuss the reasons why voter…read more

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