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WR115 - Presidential Election 2020: Which political party or philosophy most closely matches your beliefs & needs?

Resources for the assignment on the 2020 Presidential election

US Political Parties

Read brief descriptions of US political parties and how they formed in the online encyclopedia American Governance.

Schechter, Stephen, et al., editors. American Governance. Vol. 4, Macmillan Reference USA, 2016. Gale eBooks, https://link-gale-com.chemeketa.idm.oclc.org/apps/pub/5WMP/GVRL?u=oregon_chemeke&sid=GVRL. Accessed 8 May 2020.

Take a Survey

Try filling out a survey to see which candidate best matches your opinions and values:

US Political Party Platforms

A platform describes a political party's principles and goals.  Platforms are presented at a political party's national convention. Watch for the 2020 platforms at the Republican National Convention  and Democratic National Convention both scheduled in summer 2020.