Elections and the Presidency
AHTC Study Group
Spring 2008


NARA Electoral College


270 To Win


Electoral Vote Predictor 2008


Superdelegate Transparency Project


NPR Election 2008

In-depth coverage of the 2008 presidential election, Democratic and Republican candidates, and primary elections and caucuses.  The site includes audio, video, and an interactive map.

Atlas of U. S. Presidential Elections

This site is full of maps and interesting facts.  It has current election results, as well as the results of all past elections and many tools for predicting the outcome of the current election.

Presidential Elections History from HistoryCentral.com

This site contains a kid-friendly history of Presidential Elections in the United States from Washington to Bush. Information on primaries, conventions, the electoral college, and the presidential races is included.

“Change of Subject,” a Chicago Tribune Blog, Looks at Candidate Match Sites

Blogger Eric Zorn critiques websites that match voters to their ideal candidate using a series of questions.

Chicago Tribune Blog List of Candidate Match Websites

From the silly to the serious, these are some of the many sites out there that claim to match voters with their perfect 2008 presidential candidate.


C-Span Classroom

Free video clips and discussion questions for you and your students. Choose from the categories of Principles of Government, U.S. Constitution, Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, and Political Participation. There is also a great link in the middle of the page to Campaign 2008 Educator Resources.