We are a week away from the 2012 presidential election, and today members of the Colorado College debate team faced off against cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy debate team, "in a fast-paced exchange that highlighted top issues of the campaign."
For more information about the
- current ballet issues
- historical data on voting and elections,
- website links and
visit Tutt Library's Libguide on Elections & Voting.
It points to some excellent references:
Historical Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections 1788-2004
Call Number: Docs Atlas, G1201.F9 H5 2006
Mosh the polls : youth voters, popular culture, and democratic engagement
Call Number: HQ799.2.P6 M66 2008
Call Number: JK524.A73 1994
- Voting America, United States Politics, 1840-2008
- UVa Library Geostat Center: Election Information, Data, & Maps
- PolitiFact (check facts)
- Campaign Finance Reports and Data
To view specifically Colorado concerns see: Initiatives and referendums on the ballot - information and contacts
Another opportunity on campus to learn and listen is Thursday evening, November 1st at 7pm in Bemis Hall. Political Science Professors Dana Wittmer, Andy Dunham and Bob Loevy will talk about and answer questions.