From the Horse’s Mouth–Resources

 

KNOW WHERE AND HOW TO VOTE!

Click here to get current information on your polling place, what ID to bring, absentee and early voting.  (But be sure to also CALL your secretary of state’s office directly to double check any changes as we get closer to the election, because many states are adopting ever changing rules to confuse voters and suppress the vote.

An informed public is crucial to the survival of a democracy.  Don’t rely on the snippets of information or misinformation one gets in or on the news.  Get your information about the world from the horse’s mouth–from the source:

Find Your Senator.  (See you Senator’s website to check his or her positions and contact him or her by e-mail or by phone with your concerns.  In addition, a general number for the U.S. Senate is:  202-224-6361.

Find Your Congressman.  (All you need is your zip code to locate your Congressman’s
website to check his or her’s positions and contact him or her by e-mail or by phone with your concerns.

U.S. Supreme Court(Find Supreme Court opinions here, as well as the court’s calendar.

Follow current legislative activity in the U.S. House.

Follow current legislative activity in the U.S. Senate .

Important Court Cases:

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission:  the Opinion, 558 U.S. 50 (2010); Justice Steven’s Dissent

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