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Elections and Voting

This guide is intended as a starting place for finding information about elections, voting and other related sources.

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Welcome to How To Vote In Every State 2020, a YouTube channel with everything you need to know to vote in each of the 50 states!

You vote, but then what? Discover how your individual vote contributes to the popular vote and your state's electoral vote in different ways--and see how votes are counted on both state and national levels.

The privilege of voting is a right that for many Americans took centuries to achieve. Examine the history of voting rights in the United States and learn about the barriers that were erected to keep African Americans from registering to vote.