Elections and Voting
The election system in the United States has evolved throughout history. Readers are presented with facts about the origins of the election system, how elections have changed over the years, and how elections currently function. The accessible text touches on different types of elections, how elections are described in the Constitution, the Electoral College system, the popular vote versus the electoral vote, and a person's eligibility to vote. Eye-catching full-color photographs, comprehensive graphic organizers, and informational sidebars broaden readers' understanding of this common social studies curriculum subject and important civics concept.