Tomorrow, October 15, 2020 is now the NEW deadline to vote in Virginia! Due technicals issues Virginia has extended voter registration until October 15, 2020 was the last day to register to vote in the November election. To register to vote in Virginia, please visit the following resources:
- Virginia Department of Elections: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/registration/
- How to Register: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/registration/how-to-register/
- NPR.org Virginia Extends Voter Registration After Site Went Down Hours Before Deadline
- Washington Post Federal judge extends Virginia voter registration through Thursday
Now that you’re registered (or perhaps already voting!), the Tyler Libraries want to make sure you know your rights and the history of voting in the United States. If you would like to browse our online book and physical titles, try searching our library catalog. You can narrow to books (both eBook and hard copies) using the filters available in the catalog search!
All of the following resources are available from the Tyler Libraries, either online or as a physical book. Physical items can be checked out using contactless pick-up from the either campus library.
The hidden history of the war on voting : who stole your vote, and how to get it back by Thom Hartmann Available online.
When women won the vote : the final decade, 1910-1920 by Sandra Opdycke Available online.
Voters’ rights by Micah L. Issit Available at the Chester Campus Library. Click here to request.
The Women’s Suffrage Movement by Sally Roesch Wagner editor. Gloria Steinem author of foreword. Available at the Chester campus library. Click here to request.
Why bother? Rethinking participation in elections and protests by S. Erdem Aytac. Available at the Chester campus library. Click here to request.
The woman’s hour : The great fight to win the vote by Elaine F. Weiss. Available at the Chester campus library. Click here to request.
One person, no vote : How voter suppression is destroying our democracy by Carol Anderson (Carol Elaine), author. Richard J Durbin (Richard Joseph), 1944- writer of foreword. Available at the Chester campus library. Click here to request.
The turnout gap : Race, ethnicity, and political inequality in a diversifying America by Bernard L. Fraga. Available at the Chester campus library. Click here to request.
The Myth of voter fraud by Lorraine C. Minnite. Available online.
The fight to vote by Michael Waldman. Available at the Midlothian campus library. Click here to request.
Give us the ballot : the modern struggle for voting rights in America
by Ari Berman. Available at the Midlothian campus library. Click here to request.
A citizen’s guide to U.S. elections : empowering democracy in America available online.