It’s Election Day 2012… VOTE!

American flagIt’s finally here, election day 2012.  Hallelujiah!  We’re excited to be able to participate in Democracy.  We’re excited to have the opportunity to affect change.  Most of all, we’re excited the election is almost over!

In case you still have questions about your ballot or the process we’ve included a list of links for you to visit to find election information,  results, and a little bit of history.  Then, do your part and VOTE!

Oregon
For all things election related in Oregon, including ballot drop-off sites Voter’s Guide, and ballot counts, visit http://oregonvotes.org/.

Election Results, Southern Oregon
Jackson County: http://www.co.jackson.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=3899
Josephine County: http://www.co.josephine.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=771
Klamath County:  http://www.klamathcounty.org/depts/clerk/CurrentElection/default.asp

Election Overview
A comprehensive look at the presidential and statewide elections from the Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/campaigns

Electoral College
The history behind, purpose of, and arguments for and against the Electoral College:  http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/about.html.

History of  Democracy
Prepare yourself for a journey.  This explanation goes all the way back to the sixth century B.C.: http://library.thinkquest.org/26466/history_of_democracy.html

History of American Presidential Elections
What a long, strange trip it’s been: http://www.history.com/topics/presidential-elections

The Strangest Presidential Elections:
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/politics/stories/5-of-the-strangest-presidential-elections-in-history

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