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Elections & Voting

Use these tools to become an informed voter

Key Search Words

Search for Books & Articles:

Use the words below to search for useful information in books including eBooks and articles at the MJC Library.

To access eBooks if you're off campus, you'll need to log in using your MJC student ID (without the W) and your six-digit birth date.

  • elections
  • elections--united states
  • elections--california
  • political campaigns
  • democracy
  • voting
  • political parties

Information in the News

You will find a lot of political and elections news on the Web. Here are some reliable sources for you to use:


Using & Finding Books

Why Use Books:

Use books to read broad overviews and detailed discussions of your topic. You can also use books to find primary sources, which are often published together in collections.
 

Where Do I Find Books?

You'll use the library catalog to search for books, ebooks, articles, and more.
 

What if MJC Doesn't Have What I Need?

If you need materials (books, articles, recordings, videos, etc.) that you cannot find in the library catalog, use our interlibrary loan service.

Information at the Library


Find Articles:

Use MJC Library databases to find articles and reports to help you explore topics more fully in order to analyze current issues more intelligently.