|Source: Vote Easy from Project Vote Smart|
|Source: Political Galaxy from Project Vote Smart|
|Source: Share America (click for full graphic)|
The problem in getting students excited about non-presidential elections is the same obstacle keeping actual voters away from the polls: they need a reason to care. Most Americans do not internalize the critical importance of Congressional and local contests. To address this predicament, several high-quality infographics highlight the significance of this year's fights. The "All About The 2014 Midterm Elections" graphic from Share America offers a clean layout of compelling facts to tutor students and citizens in what's at stake this November.
|Source: Bloomberg Politics|
On the other hand, the "Vote With Confidence" placard from Bing's Voter Guide attempts to assuage the stress that young citizens feel over their lack of political understanding.
|Source: Bing Voter Guide|
- 3 Reasons Why Midterm Elections Are Worth Your Attention from Student News Daily
- 2014 Mid-Term Election Resources from History Tech
- Does Congress Look Like America? from Column Five and Take Part
- Decision 2014 from NBC News
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