The elections in America: CONTENTS


(Created on 08/10/2018)



  • A really simple guide to the US mid-term elections - 4 October 2018
    "Two years after Donald Trump was elected, American voters take to the polls again on 6 November for the mid-term elections.
    These elections happen every four years in November – so-called because they take place in the middle of the president’s four-year term of office."


  • Dear young people, "Don't Vote" - 24 September 2018
    "This country belongs to whomever shows up. And do you know who shows up for every election? Old people.
    But only 46% of people18-34 years old voted in the last election."



  • Thousands at risk from rightwing push to purge eligible voters from US rolls - 23 September 2018
    "Conservative groups such as Pilf publish voters’ details online in what experts say amounts to ‘insidious modern-day intimidation’.
    With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, and with so much riding at both national and state level on voter turnout, the stakes could not be higher."