Kids Voting Central Ohio

 A program of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio

 2080 Citygate Dr.

 Columbus, OH 43219

 614.445.3750


About Voting, Elections and Campaigns . . .


EASE History Campaign Ads

http://knowledgenetwork.alumni.msu.edu/knowledge-visualization/presidential-campaign-ads.html

An online interactive learning environment where you can learn about campaign issues, historical events, presidential leadership, campaign strategy and more by viewing presidential campaign ads.


US Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Voter Information Center

http://www.eac.gov/

The EAC is mandated un the Help America Vote Act to serve as a central resource for information about elections. The site has information from every state about voter registration, serving as a poll worker and also posts results from studies on how, where and when we vote.


Election Law @ Moritz (The Ohio State University)

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/

A web publication that covers developments in the law of election administration - laws dealing with voter registration, voter ID, early and absentee voting, provisional balloting, poll workers and polling place procedures, recounts and election contests, and other related issues. Primarily targeted to lawyers, legal scholars, journalists and people in the elections field.


Electionline.org (The Pew Center on the States)

http://electionline.org/​

This site is produced by the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs with support from the Pew Charitable Trusts, and is a nonpartisan, non-advocacy information clearinghouse and e-newsletter providing up-to-the-minute news and analysis on election reform.


Federal Election Commission

http://www.fec.gov/disclosure.shtml

This site is designed as a tool for anyone who wishes to learn more about financing campaigns for federal office, the rules and regulations pertaining to this process, or elections and voting in general.


US Department of Justice/Voting Section Homepage

http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/

Information on the federal voting rights laws, including the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Help America Vote Act of 2002, and a history of voters' rights in the United States.


The Living Room Candidate / Museum of the Moving Image

http://www.livingroomcandidate.org/

The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials, 1952-2008 is an online exhibition presenting more than 300 television commercials from every election year since 1952, when the first campaign TV ads aired. The site includes a searchable database and features commentary, historical background, election results, and navigation organized by year, type of ad, and issue. There is a transcript for each ad. "For Teachers" contains sample high school lessons.


Ohio Secretary of State: Elections and Voting

http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/eletions/Voters.aspx

The Elections and Voting tab on the Ohio Secretary of State's website is the source for information on voter registration, as well as up to date links to pages on Ohio Election laws, campaign finance, election calendars and results.


PBS - Kids: The Democracy Project

http://pbskids.org/democracy/vote/index.html

Curriculum resources for Grades 3-6. Visitors to the PBS Kids Democracy Project can take a tour of government, be president for a day and decide which election issues are most important to kids.


Politics1

http://www.politics1.com

Politics1 is published as a nonpartisan public service to promote fully informed decision-making by the American electorate. Links to federal candidates and links to political parties, issues, and elections in the 50 states.


Project Vote Smart​

http://www.votesmart.org/

A nonpartisan organization. Project Vote Smart supports no candidates and embraces no political philosophy. It posts information on candidates voting records, public statements, and where candidates stand on a wide variety of issues and attempts to make that information easily available.


Rock the Vote

http://www.rockthevote.org

Rock the Vote uses music, popular culture and new technologies to engage and incite young people to register and vote in every election. Their website is designed to give young people the tools to identify, learn about, and take action on the issues that affect their lives, and leverage their power in the political process.