Filter by: Supreme CourtVoting RightsHistoryRacial JusticeElectionsGovernmentCensusDistrictingProtestConstitutionLocal ElectionsLocal GovernmentState GovernmentStatehood The Electoral College The Electoral College is the way people in the United States elect the President and Vice President. Gerrymandering Gerrymandering occurs when district lines are redrawn to manipulate election results and disenfranchise voters. The U.S. Supreme Court Nomination Process How are Supreme Court Justices nominated and confirmed to office? What are midterms? Midterm elections, or midterms, are elections held during the second year of a President’s four-year period in office – in the middle of the Presidential term. State Legislatures When most people think about the legislative branch of government, they think about the U.S. Congress. But all 50 states have their own. Law Enforcement in Washington, D.C. To better understand January 6, 2021, we need to understand the complex relationship between the local and federal government in D.C. The For the People Act (H.R. 1/ S. 1) The For the People Act proposes a sweeping set of reforms to expand Americans’ access to the ballot box and fight corruption. The 14th Amendment and the Insurrection In the aftermath of January 6th, it became clear that several members of Congress “engaged in insurrection or rebellion” as defined in the 14th Amendment. Impeachment Impeachment is a constitutional process used to remove a president or other federal official from office. The 25th Amendment The 25th Amendment established the presidential line of succession and created a process for the President to be removed from office if they become unfit to serve. What’s up with DACA? DACA provides work permits and a temporary reprieve from deportation for almost 800,000 undocumented young people. Executive Orders An executive order is an official statement from the president advising federal agencies on what to do and how to use resources.