2008 Elections

Who’s got your vote in the 2008 elections? Don’t know, don’t care, or don’t understand? Are you voting more on issues or on the individual? Why does the state of Iowa, no less, mean so much to the candidates? Do you know the difference between a “caucus” and a “primary”?
Author:
Publish date:

For a profile of each front-runner, click here.

What is the Iowa Caucus and why is it so important?

This Candidate Match Quiz will ask you basic questions, and then show you which candidates are aligned with you on the issues.

The candidates are busy campaigning today, the last work day before the New Hampshire Primary.

Mitt Romey took heat from all his GOP rivals in the New Hampshire Debate on Saturday evening while Clinton took aim at Obama.

Related

Two Sides: National Popular Vote

Any poll will tell you that the vast majority of Americans favor electing the president by a national popular vote over our dysfunctional Electoral College system. This should be no surprise. The current system makes most Americans irrelevant in electing their most powerful elected office.

Two Sides: Electing the President

We have always elected the president of the United States through the Electoral College. This month’s debate is whether we should switch to electing our presidents through a national popular vote.

Debate Watching 101

Debates can emphasize form over substance, such as the candidates’ appearance instead of their stands on the issues. You may watch a debate and still not get answers to the questions you have about the candidates and issues.

Q&A With Representative Karen Morgan

Representative Karen W. Morgan was first elected to the Utah State Legislature in 1998 from the Cottonwood Heights/Granite area of Salt Lake County. She is currently serving her fifth term. She was born and raised in Utah.

Featured Blogs: Politics For Moms

: This is where moms go for their daily dose of politics. Politics For Moms does not endorse candidates or ideology. It is simply a resource for moms to educate themselves on the political process and on the candidates and issues so they can make an informed voting decision