The 2012 U.S. Presidential Elections
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
The Living Room Candidate contains more than 300 commercials, from every presidential election since 1952 to 2008 as well as a comprehensive list of online resource, including 1996 campaign web-sites.
Vote: The Machinery of Democracy by Smithsonian Museum of National History looks at the history of voting methods in the United States, which are as varied as the individual states and their local election districts.
It explores how ballots and voting systems have evolved over the years as a response to political, social, and technological change, transforming the ways in which Americans vote.
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
ELECTIONS AND SOCIETY
U.S.A. ELECTIONS IN BRIEF
U.S.A. elections in brief is revised 2012 edition sketches the way primary and general elections work, not only the role of political parties, but also the nuts and bolts of voting machines and poll workers, opinion polls and campaign finance.
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