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Casting Ballots: An App to Make Your Vote Count

16 states have restrictive new voting laws that could disenfranchise millions. Here's a tech fix to untangle that web.

Judges last week stopped a Texas voter-ID law that would have required voters to present a photo identification at the polls—but not just any photo identification—college student IDs would not have been accepted, but concealed weapons permits would have sufficed. While this would have been the most draconian regulation limiting access on election day, many other states have passed laws in the past year that could reshape voting patterns.

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Washington State Will Let Residents Register to Vote Via Facebook

This year, doing your civic duty in the Evergreen State could be as easy as wasting time with Farmville.

Washingtonians have one less reason not to register to vote in this year’s upcoming elections.

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16-Year-Old Girl Challenges Michele Bachmann to a Civics Debate

Maybe civics education isn't dead after all.

Ready for a one-question civics pop quiz? How many amendments are there to the United States Constitution? If you're feeling a little overwhelmed by the question, you're not alone. The average American student is pretty ignorant when it comes to civics. Data released this month from the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed three-quarters of seniors can't name a power granted to Congress by the Constitution.

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