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State, Local, and Midterm Election Resources

Use these curated, non-partisan teaching resources to help students to learn about the local and federal midterm election processes, understand the power of their vote, and become active participants in our constitutional democracy.

iCivics Election Games


Put your students into the action with these election-focused civics games. Be sure to explore our Win the White House Family Guide to inspire election learning at home.

Cast Your Vote and Win the White House are also available on Nearpod!


Customizable Google Slide Decks

We've converted some of our most engaging election lessons into customizable Google Slide Decks — ideal for PearDeck or Google Classroom! Make your own copy to use it as is or customize it to meet your needs.

Election Infographics

Provide visually-appealing, graphically-concise, substantive overviews of key concepts using iCivics’ infographics.

The Spectrum of State Election Laws
Midterm Math
Leadership & the Agenda
County Contributions
Rank Your Choice
Campaign Cash
The Poll Picture
19th Amendment



Help students connect civics concepts to the real world with these WebQuests that will guide them through pre-selected online resources to learn more.

Voting by Mail

Show your students what a mail-in ballot process is like and discover the advantages and disadvantages of mail-in elections.


Reapportionment & Redistricting

Do your students know how many representatives their state has in the U.S. House of Representatives? Do they know how that number is determined or if it's ever changed?


Who Represents Me?

Do your students know who represents them in the federal, state and local government and how to get in touch with them?


States Rule!

Teach your students about the levels of their state government and its relationship to the federal government.


Other Election Resources


Use these materials from our partners to further engage students with the midterm elections.

Midterm Elections Content Schedule

Teach midterms and media literacy together with this Content Schedule from Newsela, which contains 45-minute lessons each week that use resources from Newsela and iCivics.


Election Guide

Discover the four essential, nonpartisan actions that every American citizen can take during the 2022 midterms in this participant guide from Citizen Connect.


California Election HQ

Find scalable, 10- and 45-minute lesson plans in English and Spanish focused on timely California midterm election issues in this state-specific election HQ created with CalMatters


State and Local Governments Curriculum Unit

Teach students about the importance of midterm elections by exploring what state and local governments do. This unit explores the powers held by the federal government and those reserved for the state government. Students will look closely at the state government structure and functions, lawmaking process, and discover local governments including county, municipal and tribal.


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