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State and Local Election Resources

Use these curated, non-partisan teaching resources to help students to learn about state and local 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.


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
Leadership and 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.


State and Local Governments Curriculum Unit

Teach students about the importance of local 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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