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HomeBe an Informed Voter

Suffragists

and Active, Involved Citizens

Through the Decades

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Active and Informed Citizens

Civics IQ


Our mission is to foster more active and informed citizens
by providing nonpartisan, reliable resources
and educational opportunities
that advance the understanding of our
representative government, elections, and voting.



Want to boost your Civics IQ?  See the information below.

During election season, you will find the most current, essential information on this page.

PART 1:  Who has the POWER?  See this infographic to brush up on your understanding of the way our US government is DIVIDED (between Federal and State) and SEPARATED  (into three branches).  See Part 2: Checks and Balances.

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Part 2:  See this infographic about the CHECKS and BALANCES among the THREE BRANCHES of government-- Executive, Legislative, and Judicial.  
See Part 1- Power, Power Who's Got the Power.

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As a citizen, do you know all of your Constitutional rights?  Here is your chance to celebrate the 229th birthday of the most central and essential element of our democracy!

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See the many ways you can become a more Active and Involved Citizen-- our democracy depends on every citizen's informed participation!

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From iCivics, here is a timely description of the Peaceful Transfer of Power for Presidents throughout our history.

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From Street Law, learn about the many steps in the process from Election Day to the Inauguration of a new President. 
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So many "labels" are flooding social media and our public spaces.  Test yourself on what these "LABELS" really mean.

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Find a Quick Reference for Understanding Elections; see the history of voting rights, why we need government, political parties, types of elections and the Presidential Election.

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What are four Founding Principles of our American Democracy? Also find information about the Election Protection Coalition.

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