Even if you can’t vote yet, you still matter! Here are a few ways to form fact-based positions and get involved in our democracy.
Review Election News and Analyses
- Politico: Campaign 2016 – Coverage of the 2016 race includes updates on national and international reactions to the election results
- RealClearPolitics: Election 2016 – Video excerpts of candidate speeches and experts’ analyses; national poll results, and electoral maps
- FiveThirtyEight – Nate Silver explains election polling and electoral and popular vote outcomes
Form an Opinion
- Read more about the platforms and plans of the largest national political parties:
- PolitiFact, NPR’s Fact Check and Snopes – Fact-checking sites respond to political claims; visit Duke Reporters’ Lab for a global database of fact-checking websites
- Encourage family, friends and neighbors to register to vote.
- Email, tweet or call your local and state representatives to let them know how they’re doing and what issues matter to you.