Voting and Election Information
Some important dates to be aware of include:
August 25-28: Democratic National Convention
September 1-4: Republican National Convention
October 6: Voter Registration Closes for the 2008 General Election
October 27: deadline for absentee-by-mail applications to be received for the General Election
November 4: General Election Day
If you need more voting info, take a look at the website of the Indiana Election Division. It includes the Voter Information Portal, where you can find information on voter registration, where to vote, what constitutes a government-issued photo ID, an election calendar, absentee voting, working the polls, and much more!
- The New York Times offers a free Election Guide 2008
- NPR offers in-depth coverage of the 2008 presidential election
- Reuters special election coverage pages
Vote411.org, the League of Women Voters provides links to significant election websites.
Some notable election information gateways maintained by academic libraries include:
- Elections 2008, The University of Michigan Documents Center
- Elections 2008, Vanderbilt University Library
For historical and statistical data, the U.S. Census Bureau resources on voting and elections include:
- Statistics on Voting and Registration (includes Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics).