No lectures, no hype, minimal graphics. Just information.
If you have additions, corrections or comments,
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There's a lot of information here.
I suggest that you might want to skim this page or, if you want to find out
who your representatives are, how they voted, and where they get their financing,
you might want to click here.
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Here is a source for some general information about our government.
The major guiding and governing documents of this country are here:
These are all available from the National Archives.
The Government is divided into three distinct branches: The Executive, the Legislative, and
Laws are made by the U.S. Senate Official Location
If a law is challanged, it can be interperted for constitutionality by
the Supreme Court,
Now, let's find out:
Fine. Now, how did a specific person vote? Find out here:
Now you know something about an elected official.
Another important question is: How did they finance their campaign?
If you want even more help scrutinizing your elected officials, there are a lot of watchdogs doing that already.
To get information and services from your government, here is a list of government resources.
Do you think your only voting choices are the republicrats?
Don't forget these helpful organizations:
The New Haven, CT League of Women Voters may be reached at 203-785-0122
Charter of the United Natioms
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Representatives: Connecticut has 6 but you are represented by only 1, by district.
If you know what district you're in, you can write to your
representative directly (if they have a direct e-mail address.)
Otherwise, you can find and write your representative HERE.
State GovernmentOk, I couldn't resist. Here are some State Government Resources