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Voting and Election Guide

Guide to the U.S. electoral system with a focus on upcoming elections and how to register and vote.


Many organizations regularly conduct polls in an attempt to gauge the public mood and predict election results. The following are among the most respected and cited polling sources.

Fact Checking

With the proliferation of information and communication technologies, Americans today are bombarded with information on a 24/7 basis. On the positive side, concerned citizens have access to unprecedented amounts of information on the candidates and the issues. On the negative side, Americans are also subjected to a great deal of misinformation. Well-informed voters must develop the ability to critically analyze the nonstop flow of "news," both legitimate and bogus.

Fortunately, many organizations regularly fact-check the claims and assertions of the various candidates and political machines. The links below will take you to respected fact-checking sites.