Know your ballot: A roundup of election events and resources

September 21, 2020

Last updated: November 4, 2020

The last day to vote in the presidential election was November 3. But democracy and debate-related events are happening all semester long.

From trivia nights to virtual organizing parties, there are plenty of ways to learn about the issues at stake in the 2020 primary election through the library and around campus — and the events don't stop after Election Day.

Join a virtual event or exhibit

Check out all the election-related events and exhibits happening around campus this semester, including debrief sessions later in November.

You can also dive deep with these free U-M teach-outs on democracy and debate, including Disinformation, Misinformation, and Fake News, which features contributions from librarians Jo Angela Oehrli and Hailey Mooney.

Learn more about the issues 

No need to be overwhelmed with where to start your online research — we’ve done all the heavy lifting for you with these curated resources:

For further exploration into the United States’ democratic institutions and conflicts, this collection of books available for free online from the University of Michigan Press explores key topics in American political culture.

Prefer a podcast? The Press’s related audio series invites authors together to discuss issues of national and international concern, from social policy to racial justice.

by Emily Buckler


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