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  • Vote early at the library

    Early voting at five EVPL locations begins Monday, October 15 and will end November 2. Library voting locations: Central Library (in the second floor Quiet Study Room) McCollough Branch Oaklyn Branch North Park Branch Red Bank Branch Voting hours: Monday-Thursday: noon-6:00 pm Friday: noon-5:00 pm Please...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by knightvision@evpl on 10-04-2012
  • Local election info on League website

    The League of Women Voters of Southwestern Indiana has pulled together local election information on its website at www.lwvswin.org . There you can find information about early voting at the Vanderburgh and Warrick county libraries, in addition to links to various websites with information about the...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by MediaPhile@evpl on 10-21-2008
  • Time to Vote!

    Several fiction books about Elections and the Presidency: Vote for Larry by Janet Tashjian Josh Swensen made national news as Larry, an anti-consumerist blogger, in The Gospel According to Larry . He's back, and running for President in Vote for Larry . He knows he's too young to serve, but wants...
    Posted to Teens Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 10-14-2008
  • What if your MOTHER were running for President?

    Vanessa kind of likes living in the Governor's Mansion with her mother, the governor of Florida. The food is really good, and you never know when you'll run into somebody famous, like Governer Schwarzenegger! But Vanessa is not happy that her mom is running for President - she's off campaigning...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 10-14-2008
  • Fact vs Fiction in Political Campaigns

    As elections approach, decisions about how to vote are being made. And political campaigns and candidates have been known to bend the truth in their efforts to get the votes. The PBS blog, Media Shift, had a helpful article this week, Political Fact-Check Sites Proliferate, But Can They Break Through...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Meditatinglibrarian@evpl on 09-25-2008
  • Early Voting at EVPL

    Early voting for the November 4 election will be held at the following EVPL branches from Tuesday, October 14 through Friday, October 31: Central, Oaklyn, North Park, Red Bank and McCollough. You must be a resident of Vanderburgh County and have a valid picture id to vote. The times will be Monday through...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by T-ref@evpl on 09-18-2008
  • Want to see how our voting preferences have changed over the last 160 years?

    Visit Voting America, United States Politics 1840-2008 . A project from the University of Richmond, Voting America offers interactive maps, with data to the county level, of our Presidential elections. Along with this, the project offers expert video analysis of our voting trends and special periods...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 09-04-2008
  • Over 100 people running for President in 2008!

    So far over one hundred people have announced or filed for candidacy with the Federal Election Commission. Visit Project Vote Smart to learn about them and the front runners McCain and Obama. Project Vote Smart is a non-partisan organization endorsed by leading newspapers and journals, the United States...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 08-22-2008
  • New Local Newspaper

    Free copies of a new local newspaper have appeared in our libraries: "The City County Observer". The paper describes itseilf as "A Non-Partisan Publication Dedicated to the Reporting of Your Local Government at Work". This is the first issue, August, 2008, volume 1, issue 1; the paper...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by lotech@evpl on 08-19-2008
  • Fact-checking the election ads and coverage

    There are a number of nonpartisan websites that can assist in determining what's true, what's misleading, and what's just plain wrong in both the media's election coverage and the candidates' own ads. FactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 07-27-2008
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