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2020 General Election: Home

Guide to resources on the Presidential, Senate & House candidates; resources specific to Michigan where applicable.

This LibGuide is intended to provide information for educational purposes. It should not be construed in any way as advocating one party or candidate over another. 

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General Election 2020 -- Selected Topics for Study

The links below provide general information, often historical, on some terminology you may hear surrounding the elections process in the United States. All entries are from Credo Reference. SVSU authorized users only. 

Newsbank Special Reports

Ongoing coverage from a variety of news sources. SVSU authorized users only.

Michigan Government Websites

The Michigan Secretary of State is the chief election officer for the citizens of Michigan. You can find a lot of useful information about voting and elections in Michigan at this website:

Gov Track

GovTrack.us  provides legislative information in a relatively user-friendly format. Independent, non-partisan information. There is a small amount of advertising - this is where the organization gets its funding. 

Vote411.org

This is a tool created by the League of Women Voters. It gives you a lot of information on your polling place and provides candidate and ballot guides. 

Polling -- who is correct?