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Get out and Vote 2004
The Election is on November 2, 2004
 
Where to vote, what's on your local ballot
Find out information on your local candidates
Publius
Allows for viewing a sample of your ballot, including; candidates, ballot issues, party affiliations, and links to candidate biographies. You can search to verify that you are currently and properly registerd to vote, as well as determine the address of your polling location and other election/voting issue
 
Michigan Rules and Instructions for Voter Registration
But, if you aren't already registered, it's too late for this election! :(
Michigan law requires you register 30 days before the election. But register now for the next election!
Democracy Net
Maintained by the League of Women Voters, this is the premier public interest site for information about elections.
 
Project Vote Smart
A good source of election-related information, including lobby group ratings of candidates, campaign finance data and candidate biographies.
Current Election Coverage
Current Polls
Official, non-partisan Government Sites related to Elections & Voting
Federal Elections Commission
Site of the federal agency charged with enforcing campaign finance law and overseeing public funding of Presidential elections
Articles Concerning Elections Issues

Please note, the materials listed below are restricted to use by Oakland Students, Faculty, and Staff (or from a computer located on the Oakland network). Find out why...

Politics in general

Tanaka, W. (2004). Youth vote more important than ever-and groups are reaching out. Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service, pK0508. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Will the youth vote rock in November? (2004). The America’s Intelligence Wire. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Expert: religion and the 2004 presidential election. (2004). European Intelligence Wire. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

A look at 2004 presidential election (2004). The America’s Intelligence Newswire. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Lytle, T. (2004). 2004 election on pace to be costliest ever. Knight/Ridder/Tribune News Service, pK4151. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Clinton, J. & Lapinski J. (2004). “Targeted” advertising and voter turnout: an experimental study of the 2000 presidential election. Journal of Politics. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from FirstSearch ECO.

Elder, L. & Greene, S. (2003). Political information, gender and the vote: the differential impact of organizations, personal discussion and the media on the electoral decisions of women and men. Social Science Journal. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from Wilson OmniFile.

Talking across the divide: as the elections approach, political rifts among spouses, neighbors and colleagues have seldom seemed deeper. So how do polarized Americans conduct a civil dialogue? (2004). The Denver Post, pL-01. Retrieved Se 27 2004, from InfoTrac Custom 150 Full-Text Newspapers.

Basu, M. (2004). Election 2004: what’s in a gesture? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, pA12. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from InfoTrac Custom 150 Full-Text Newspapers.

Lieber, R. (2004). Cast a ballot from the couch: absentee voting gets easier; rule changes mean millions of Americans are eligible; web sites pave the way. Wall Street Journal, Eastern ed., D1. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from ABI/INFORM Global.

Smith, E. & Squire, P. (1987). Direct election of the president and the power of the states. The Western Political Quarterly, p29. Retrieved Se 29, 2004, from JSTOR.

Presidential candidates

White, B. (2004). Bush or Kerry? Wall Street takes stock of the election. The Seattle Times, pC1. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from InfoTrac Custom 150 Full-text Newspapers.

Colloff, P. (1999). The son rises. Texas Monthly, p105. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Cannon, A. (2004). Can Kerry counterpunch? U.S. News & World Report, p36. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.


Frank, M. (2004). Kerry in combat: setting the record straight. Time, p16. Retrieved Se 29, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Gilgoff, D. (2004). Very cool, concentrated. U.S. News & World Report, p48. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Lipper, T. & Sinderbrand, R. (2004). The reluctant campaigner: First Lady Laura Bush, making her peace with politics. Newsweek, p40. Retrieved Se 29, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Silverstein, K. (2000). Candidate Nader. Mother Jones. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from Wilson OmniFile.

The Nader campaign and the future of US left electoral politics (2001). Monthly Review, p1. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from Wilson OmniFile.

Dugger, R. (2002). Ralph, don’t run: let’s take back the Democratic Party and do all we can to beat Bush in 2004. The Nation, p14. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from FirstSearch Wilson OmniFile.

Broder, D. (2004). How Nader shakes the dynamics of election 2004. The Record, pL09. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from InfoTrac Custom 150 Full-Text Newspapers.

Senate

Roff, P. (2004). Election 2004: Senate races in flux. UPI Perspectives. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Heller, M. (2004). How Nov. elections will play for key legislators. American Banker, p1. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from InfoTrac OneFile.

Lau, R. & Pomper, G. (2002). Effectiveness of negative campaigning in U.S. Senate elections. American Journal of Political Science, p47. Retrieved Se 28, 2004, from JSTOR.

Michigan

Eminem Hosts Successful Michigan Hip-Hop Summit; 75,000 New Young Voters Registered in Michigan; Hip-Hop Summit Action Network's 'Hip-Hop Team Vote' National Initiative Gains More Momentum. Business Wire, May 24, 2004 p5482. Retrieved Oct 8, 2004 from InfoTrac Custom 150 Full-Text Newspapers.

Great lakes in the spotlight: election year a good time to draw attention to precious state resource (2004). The Grand Rapids Press, pA10. Retrieved Se 27, 2004, from InfoTrac Custom 150 Full-Text Newspapers.


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