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A Solid Liberal? The ReDistricting Game. Participatory Citizen or Slacker—Which One Will You Be? Anticipatory Set:Ask students to think of popular songs often heard on the radio.

Participatory Citizen or Slacker—Which One Will You Be?

List these song titles together. Ask students to select one song they are familiar with and have them sing it silently to themselves. When they have finished, ask them to write down the main message of the song in two or three lines on a piece of paper large enough that others can read it from their seat when it is posted on the wall (e.g., “White America” by Eminem – Being racist, sexist and homophobic is okay if it sells records. Dave Meslin: The antidote to apathy. "Political Socialization" Activity - Barnes@LHS. Election Update: Women Are Defeating Donald Trump. Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published?

Election Update: Women Are Defeating Donald Trump

Sign up here. A series of national polls released on Tuesday showed Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by margins ranging from 5 to 11 percentage points — except for the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times tracking poll, which defiantly continues to show Trump up by 2 points. There isn’t yet enough data from after Sunday night’s debate to really gauge its impact, however. For that matter, the polls may not yet have fully caught up to the effects of the release on Friday of a 2005 videotape, which showed Trump making vulgar comments about women and condoning unwanted sexual conduct toward women. Watch Primaries Online. Big Sky, Big Money. North Carolina Passes the Country’s Worst Voter Suppression Law. A police officer watches over demonstrators near the state legislature during "Moral Monday" protests at the General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, June 24, 2013.

North Carolina Passes the Country’s Worst Voter Suppression Law

(AP Photo/Gerry Broome) I’ve been in Texas this week researching the history of the Voting Rights Act at the LBJ Library. As I’ve been studying how the landmark civil rights law transformed American democracy, I’ve also been closely following how Republicans in North Carolina—parts of which were originally covered by the VRA in 1965—have made a mockery of the law and its prohibition on voting discrimination. Late last night, the North Carolina legislature passed the country’s worst voter suppression law after only three days of debate. Three quarters of whites don’t have any non-white friends. "All my black friends have a bunch of white friends.

Three quarters of whites don’t have any non-white friends

And all my white friends have one black friend. " That's the memorable punchline of a Chris Rock bit from 2009 on interracial friendships. And according to some recent number-crunching by Robert Jones of the Public Religion Research Institute, there's a good deal of truth to that statement. Bernie backers' attacks on Democrats infuriate the party. Ideology Prediction Quiz.docx. The Colbert Repoll - Scott Rasmussen - The Colbert Report. How FiveThirtyEight Calculates Pollster Ratings. See FiveThirtyEight’s pollster ratings.

How FiveThirtyEight Calculates Pollster Ratings

Pollster ratings were one of the founding features of FiveThirtyEight. I was rating pollsters before I was building election models. Bias in Polling Questions Chart. Can Our Democracy Survive Tribalism? From time to time, I’ve wondered what it must be like to live in a truly tribal society.

Can Our Democracy Survive Tribalism?

Watching Iraq or Syria these past few years, you get curious about how the collective mind can come so undone. What’s it like to see the contours of someone’s face, or hear his accent, or learn the town he’s from, and almost reflexively know that he is your foe? ‘The Voter Suppression Trail’ Lame Duck – Tracking the 2020 elections. Campaign Finance - C3 Teachers. A Guide to Political Donations - Interactive Feature. AP College Board Teaching Campaign Finance. Democrats lose ground with millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll. Why the Democratic Party has to “fight dirty” if they want to beat the Republicans. Story of Citizens United v FEC - The Story of Stuff Project. Yes / No: Democrats and Republicans. An Extremely Detailed Map of the 2016 Presidential Election. The Phenomenon of Left and Right. White threat in a browning America: How demographic change is fracturing our politics. Dear young people, "Don't Vote" Honest Political Ads - Gil Fulbright for Senate.

Why Every Defense of the Electoral College Is Wrong. NomiNation, Ep. 1: Welcome to Iowa. Watch Caucus. Why the poorest county in West Virginia has faith in Trump – video. Election 2016: Exit Polls. Data for 2016 were collected by Edison Research for the National Election Pool, a consortium of ABC News, The Associated Press, CBSNews, CNN, Fox News and NBC News.

Election 2016: Exit Polls

The voter survey is based on questionnaires completed by 24,537 voters leaving 350 voting places throughout the United States on Election Day including 4,398 telephone interviews with early and absentee voters. In 2012, 2008 and 2004, the exit poll was conducted by Edison/Mitofsky; in 1996 and 2000 by Voter News Services; in 1992 by Voter Research and Surveys; and in earlier years by The New York Times and CBS News.