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A historical look at the electoral vote counting process in Congress. NPR traces the process back to its origins, and looks at the role the Vice President plays when counting each state’s vote.Visit NPR to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall. Visit Website More Than A Vote A voting initiative started by several Black

Democrat Jon Ossoff defeated incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue in one of Georgia’s two runoff elections. Ossoff's victory, coupled with Rev. Raphael Warnock’s win over Kelly Loeffler, will give Democrats their first Senate majority since 2014. Ossoff will become Georgia’s first Jewish senator and the youngest sitting senator at 33-years-old.Visit NPR to learn more.Image credit: John Ramspott (CC BY 2.0)  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them

NPR’s Domenic Montanaro breaks down an Ipsos survey that sought to understand why millions of Americans chose not to vote this past election. Visit NPR to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall. Visit Website More Than A Vote A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This

While many states can begin processing and even counting absentee and mail-in ballots before Election Day, the crucial battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin cannot because state laws prevent election officials from doing so. These states received unprecedented numbers of mail-in votes this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is largely why no news organization was able to project a winner in those states for the presidential election on Election Day.Visit NPR to learn more.