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Voting (10)

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Voting Rights for Felons
http://www.pfm.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Justice
Source: Prison Fellowship

An article by John Graff, published on the Christian Prison Fellowship website, which supports the view that people convicted of certain felonies should retain the civil right vote.
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The PBS Kids Democracy Project -- Why Vote? A Public Awareness Campaign
http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/educators/whyvot
Source: PBS

This website offers teacher's activities to have students do in order to gain an understanding of the importance of voting.
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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids--Duties and Responsibilities of Citizens
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/citizenship/responsi
Source: United States Government Printing Office

Description of voting rights and responsibilities; why one should vote; what voters vote on in elections
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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids--Voter Registration
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/election/registratio
Source: United States Government Printing Office

A basic explanation of who is eligible to vote, why we as citizens should vote, and how to register to vote
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Democrat National Committee Homepage
http://www.democrats.org/
Source: Democratic National Committee

This website provides basic information on the Democrat National Committee. Information includes current events and headlines, how to get involved, and a link to the site in Spanish.
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Republican National Committee Homepage
http://www.rnc.org/
Source: Republican National Committee

This website provides basic information about the Republican National Committee. Information includes current events and headlines, and how to get involved. Links are also provided for current White House elected officials as well as to the White House itself.
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Voting Rights
http://www.aaldef.org/voting.html
Source: Asian American Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

This article describes the historical participation of Asian Americans in civic roles including voting as well as more current issues such as barriers to the exercise of voting rights.
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Elections Reform & Voting Rights
http://www.naacp.org/programs/vote/vote_rights.htm
Source: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The NAACP outlines plans to make sure that voting is accessible to everyone. Topics include access to voting, protecting current voters, and holding officials accountable. Also included are links to other pages covering a broad range of issues relating to voting, instructions on how people can get involved, and a form for complaining about problems encountered in voting.
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Register to Vote
http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/register.aspx
Source: Washington Secretary of State

Guidelines and instructions for registering to vote in the State of Washington and registration forms in several languages.
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Voting Rights
http://www.fairvote.org/vra
Source: FairVote - The Center for Voting and Democracy

Background information, articles from the press and reports relating to the Voting Rights Act and issues concerning full representation and discrimination in voting. Also included are links to other pages on FairVote's site covering a broad range of voting rights issues.
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American Reform Party
http://www.americanreform.org
Source: American Reform Party

The website of the American Reform Party (ARP). The ARP describes itself as a democratic, independent national party that strives to initiate a process of American renewal under the U.S. Constitution through public debate that would unify American society, remove discrimination barriers, preserve our natural resources, and restore the integrity and decency of public life. This website includes the constitution, history, and candidates of the ARP.
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Constitution Party
http://www.constitution-party.net/
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The website of the Constitution Party, which describes itse;f as pro-life, anti-homosexual rights, pro-American sovereignty, anti-globalist, anti-free trade, and anti-unchecked immigration. The website offers information on the party's mission, history, campaigns and candidates.
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American Heritage Party
http://www.americanheritageparty.org
Source: American Heritage Party

The website of the American Heritage Party, which draws its principles from the Bible.
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America First Party
http://www.americafirstparty.org
Source: America First Party

The website of the America First Party contains information about its mission and candidates, political news, and a list of resolutions of its National Committees and National Conventions.
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Voting Systems Used in Washington Counties
http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/votingsystems
Source: Washington State Secretary of State

Explains the different voting systems and machines used in Washington counties during elections
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Register to Vote
http://www.atg.wa.gov/teenconsumer/r&r/registertov
Source: Washington State Office of the Attorney General

Information for teens on how to register to vote in Washington State.
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