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What You Need To Know About Voting - And Why

Author: Kimberly Wehle  

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A step-by-step guide to every American's most fundamental right and civic duty -just in time for the 2020 presidential election.

Nothing is more important to the health of a democracy than the right to vote. Yet less than half of eligible voters routinely show up to the polls. Part of the problem is that the basics of the process we use to choose our elected leaders remain shrouded in mystery for many Americans.

In What You Need to Know About Voting-and Why, law professor and constitutional scholar Kimberly Wehle unravels that mystery, offering practical, useful advice on the mechanics of voting and an enlightening survey of its history and future.

What is a primary How does the electoral college work Who gets to cast a ballot and why Wehle answers these questions and more in a clear, engaging, and conversational tone. From where and how to register in the various states to how to change your registration when you move, this indispensable book outlines the necessary steps to take to become an active participant in the electoral process.

For new voters, would-be voters, young people looking ahead to the next election, and those seeking citizenship, What You Need to Know About Voting-and Why is a timely and informative guide, providing the background you need in order to make informed choices that will shape our shared destiny for decades to come.

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Critic Reviews

“Praise for How to Read the Constitution--and Why: "Not since perhaps the Nixon years have there been so many valid questions about the U.S. Constitution and its role in our lives--and so many perceived challenges to it. Kim Wehle's How to Read the Constitution--and Why provides essential, compelling reading on this glorious document. A must-read for this era."”

"[An] accessible treatise.... Wehle elegantly translates the Constitution into layperson-friendly terms." --Publishers Weekly Praise for How to Read the Constitution--and Why &#8220Not since perhaps the Nixon years have there been so many valid questions about the U.S. Constitution and its role in our lives--and so many perceived challenges to it. Kim Wehle's How to Read the Constitution--and Why provides essential, compelling reading on this glorious document. A must-read for this era."--Jake Tapper, CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent

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About the Author

Kim Wehle is a tenured Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she teaches and writes on the constitutional separation of powers, administrative law, and civil procedure. She was formerly an Assistant United States Attorney and an Associate Counsel in the Whitewater Investigation. Professor Wehle is also an On-Air and Off-Air Legal Expert, Analyst and Commentator for CBS News, as well as a Contributor for BBC World News and BBC World News America on PBS, an Op-Ed Contributor for The Bulwark, and an Opinion Contributor for The Hill. She has been a regular guest legal analyst on various media outlets regarding Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election and other issues regarding the structural Constitution and the Trump Administration, including on CNN, MSNBC, NPR's Morning Edition, PBS NewsHour, and Fox News. Her articles have also appeared in the Baltimore Sun, the L.A. Times, and NBC News Think. She is regularly interviewed and cited by prominent print journalists on a range of legal issues. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with her children.

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Product Details

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc | HarperCollins Publishers
Published
16th June 2020
Pages
336
ISBN
9780062974785
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