Election Central


Explore the electoral process past and present, in the United States and around the world.


Lesson Materials  

Readings and activities that provide teachers with classroom resources in U.S. history, world history, and government. 


A collection of links for additional research on election-related issues in the U.S. and around the world.

Online Exhibit: Voting and Elections in Early America

Google Cultural Institute exhibit created by Constitutional Rights Foundation & Barat Education Foundation as part of the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program.

Get Involved!

Even if you’re not eligible to vote (yet), get involved with the issues and campaigns that matter to you. CRF’s Civic Action Project has an online toolkit with dozens of how-to ideas for taking actions!



MyVote California

The California Secretary of State, in coordination with the National Student/Parent Mock Election and the California Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, offers students a chance to learn about the candidates and issues, and gain firsthand lessons on the power of voting and how government and politics affect every part of their lives.