Learn About Your Right to Vote

  • Constitution Day - The National Archives and Records Administration recognizes the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787 by presenting a series of activities, lesson plans and information for teachers and students at all levels to learn more about our Constitution and government.
  • Federal Election Commission of the United States of America - Your entry-point to federal information on FEC services, campaign finance reports, election and voting resources, and general information.
  • Kids Voting USA - Kids Voting USA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to involving youth in the election process today. The program was first introduced in New Hampshire in 1996 in the City of Manchester, and has been embraced by a growing number of communities within the state, including Nashua, since then.
  • National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) - The NASS website provides resources for voters and for people interested in learning more about the laws and processes related to elections.  Look to the navigation sidebar entry labelled "Issues."  The flyover menu includes a link to "Elections & Voting," which in turn will provide you with links to pages on Voter Resources, the Presidential Primaries, an Election Official Directory, Election Surveys, and Election Links.  Of particular interest under "Election Surveys" is the 2006 "New Millenium State Practices Survey" which examines trends among young voters.
  • U.S. Electoral College - The Office of the Federal Register coordinates the functions of the Electoral College on behalf of the Archivist of the United States, the states, Congress, and the American people. The National Archives and Records Administration has assembled a variety of information and statistics on Presidential elections, past and present. This page also includes a link to the Archives Presidential Libraries Home Page.
  • Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848 – 1921 - This collection of 167 books, pamphlets and other artifacts documenting the suffrage campaign is accessible through the American Memory program of the Library of Congress.
  • Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment - From the National Archives and Records Administration, here are primary sources, activities, and links to related web sites for educators and students.