To give you goosebumps: President Obama’s complete victory speech.
Barack Obama responds to 10-year-old’s heartfelt letter about her two dads.
The history of voting rights, in 3 minutes. Remember how hard those who didn’t have them fought of them and celebrate yours by voting.
New York State Demonstration Voting Machine circa 1900. We’ve come a long way technologically – do your share of pushing cultural progress forward as well by showing up to vote.
This cartoon depicts the two big winners on Election Day, 1917, in New York. Voters adopted a woman suffrage amendment to the state constitution, a measure backed by Tammany Hall, New York City’s Democratic political machine. On the same day, Democrat John F. Hylan defeated both the Republican Mayor of New York City, John Purroy Mitchel, and Socialist candidate Morris Hillquit. The victory was a major triumph for Tammany Hall, here represented by the proud Tammany Tiger. While some states allowed women to vote, no national law guaranteed women that right until the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1920.
Don’t take your vote for granted. Go vote.
‘11 Excellent Reasons Not to Vote?’ – brilliant tongue-in-cheek piece of reverse psychology from Errol Morris.