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13. Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy, Web-based Resources
Topic Overview Using the Video Readings Critical Thinking Activity Web-Based Resources




Web-based Resources Unit 13

http://www.vote-smart.org-Project Vote Smart is a citizen's organization dedicated to serving all Americans with accurate and unbiased information for electoral decision-making. The Web site includes search engines to access information on thousands of candidates and issues including campaign positions, campaign finance sources, and voting records for incumbents.

http://www.politicalindex.com-The National Political Index provides an index of substantive political information for voters, political activists, political consultants, lobbyists, politicians, academicians, and media editors with a wide range of products, information, services, simulations, games, and polling in an interactive communications environment.

http://www.fec.gov-The Federal Election Commission Web site offers detailed information about candidates' campaign finances, a citizens' guide to elections, and an overview about election rules in different states and local areas.

http://www.rockthevote.org-The official Web site of Rock the Vote offers election issue forums, voter registration forms, and links to other avenues of citizen participation.

http://www.opensecrets.org-Sponsored by the Center for Responsive Politics, the Open Secrets Web site provides easy access to updated campaign finance data for candidates nationwide.

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