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  1. Billy Eichner and Funny or Die Team Up to Launch “Glam Up the Midterms”During his appearance on last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, Billy Eichner revealed that he’s teamed up with Funny or Die to launch a campaign […]
  2. demographics
    63 Percent of White Women Vote for Guy Who Thinks Women Should Not VoteFor starters, 63 percent of white women voted for Roy Moore.
  3. science of us
    Having a Daughter Makes Dads More Politically PolarizedIn whichever direction they already happen to lean.
  4. the kush
    Turns Out Jared Kushner Is Registered to Vote As a ManDespite what the records said.
  5. 19th amendment
    Jared Kushner Reportedly Registered to Vote As a WomanIt’s not the first time he’s struggled with forms.
  6. Researchers Accidentally Found One Way to Help Kids Grow Up to Be VotersChildren who were in a program designed to help develop social skills were more likely to vote when they grew up, an unintended but happy side effect.
  7. This Might Be the Best Idea for Turning Out More Voters in U.S. ElectionsA political scientist is arguing it’s time to put the party back in elections.
  8. hacks
    Report: Russian Hackers Targeted Voting Systems in 39 StatesA Bloomberg report says the breach was much more widespread than originally thought.
  9. justin timberlake
    Citizen Justin Timberlake Inspires Tennessee Bill Legalizing Voter SelfiesLast fall, Timberlake was on the wrong side of the law when he took a picture at his polling station.
  10. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee Wishes Everyone in the ‘Resistance’ Would Actually Go VoteMarches and hats haven’t done great things for voter turnout.
  11. Mozart in the Jungle’s Lola Kirke: Taylor Swift May As Well Have Voted for Trump“For me, it’s really important to elevate voices and causes that don’t get as much attention with whatever attention I get.”
  12. economic anxiety
    Paris Hilton Voted for Donald TrumpThe white working class has spoken.
  13. A Third of Anti-Trump Protestors Arrested in Portland Didn’t VoteHillary Clinton was winning Oregon no matter what, but still.
  14. 2016 election
    Here Are All Your Favorite Celebrities’ Voting Selfies From Election DaySwift! Perry! Other people!
  15. Read These Inspiring Thank-you Notes for Suffragist Ida B. Wells“Thank you for your sacrifice and the struggle to bring equality to our nation.”
  16. 2016 election
    Who Is Taylor Swift Voting For?We’re going to need a voting-booth selfie to corroborate this story. 
  17. the swift pr machine
    And Taylor Swift Is Voting For …Duh duh duh.
  18. 2016 election
    Chance the Rapper Led a Parade to the PollsSomebody, start sketching out the storyboard for Chance the Rapper’s Voting Day Parade immediately.
  19. select all
    It’s Time to Put Eric Trump in Selfie JailIt’s terrible that Eric Trump must be thrown in selfie prison for life for taking an illegal ballot selfie, but the law is clear.
  20. Bosses Have a Surprising Amount of Influence Over How Their Employees VoteAnd whom they donate to.
  21. childcare
    YMCA Offering Free Child Care in Some Locations for Election DayThe two-hour drop-off service will be available for kids from age 2 to 12.
  22. youuuu bettaaaaa vote
    RuPaul Says It’s Time to Vote for Your LifeAnd don’t Trump it up.
  23. get out the vote
    Constance Wu Will Dance If You VoteHey, you know all those other elections on the ballot?
  24. social contagion
    Please, Tell All Your Friends That You’re VotingBecause democracy really is contagious.
  25. election day
    Last Week Tonight Explains Why We Vote TuesdayRemember to wear comfortable shoes and pack a snack.
  26. How to Share Your Voting Experience LegallyCheck this list before you plan on bringing your phone into the booth.
  27. How to Make Sure You Don’t Screw Up Your BallotYou should have a plan before you set out for your polling place, because it’s surprisingly easy to make mistakes.
  28. The Sneaky, Powerful Psychology Behind the ‘I Voted’ StickerOne of the biggest reasons people show up to vote: peer pressure.
  29. select all
    Right-Wing Media Reports: Anonymous Twitter Guy Is Committing Election FraudA completely true story from Twitter.
  30. Even More A-Listers Want You to VotePlease register to vote, for Stanley Tucci’s sake.
  31. vote naked
    A Naked, Deranged Katy Perry Really Wants You to VoteZip up your adult onesie and exercise your constitutional right.
  32. tie-ins for the people
    Birth of a Nation Wants You to Register to VoteLet’s all go to the lobby / And register to vote.
  33. Americans Are Exceptionally Bad at VotingYet another thing that makes us special.
  34. Report: Foreign Hackers May Have Breached Two States’ Election DatabasesArizona and Illinois were allegedly targeted.
  35. Sarah Silverman Explains Why She’s Voting for Bernie SandersFollowing Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’s big primary wins over the weekend, longtime Sanders supporter Sarah Silverman made […]
  36. The Chain Gang
    Starbucks Is Doing Everything It Can to Make Sure Its Employees VoteThe chain built a special website that helps them register.
  37. last week tonight with john oliver
    John Oliver Breaks Down America’s Voting LawsOliver-Braaaiiins 2016.
  38. cinema verite
    T.I.’s Apology Video Was Horribly ProducedWho let him shoot this vertically?
  39. the body politic
    Wife of Bernie Sanders Suddenly InvisibleA new profile of Jane Sanders omits all of her professional accomplishments.
  40. snowstorms
    Snowstorm Cancels Democracy in MaineAnd 80,000 are without power.
  41. elections
    How Will Women Voters Use Their Power This Election?Both parties want women’s votes — whether they know what women want is another question.
  42. Voter I.D. Laws Blocked in Wisconsin, TexasCourts worried about suppressing turnout.
  43. turn out for what
    Celebrities Encourage You to Vote With ‘Turn Out for What’Or #TURNOUTFORWHAT, as they say.
  44. civic duty
    What You Need to Know About Today’s New York PrimariesGet to know the candidates — or at least, who’s facing federal charges.
  45. anniversary party
    37 Photos of Women Voting to Celebrate the 19th Amendment’s AnniversaryAugust 26, 1920, and beyond! 
  46. early and often
    Election Day 2013: What New Yorkers Need to KnowParty-switching! Scandals! Casinos!
  47. early and often
    Everything You Need to Know About New York City’s PrimariesHow to vote, who’s running, and which races to watch.
  48. math for people who don’t do math good
    Gov. Cuomo Relieves New York Voting Officials of Having to Do MathBy signing computerized election returns into law.
  49. oh florida
    Florida Still Figuring Out That Whole ‘Voting’ ThingThis time, though, it doesn’t matter to the presidential race.
  50. election day
    Voting After Sandy Was a Frustrating MessLong lines, generator-powered tents, and voting by flashlight.
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