Tag: election

  • Presidential Elections: Six Things You Might Not Have Known

      Today is Election Day in the United States. Here are some things you may not have known about presidential elections. First off, voters aren’t really voting for candidates, they’re voting for electors. Those electors will assemble in each of the state capitals in December and submit their votes for president. The electors are usually […]

  • Campaign Memorabilia: Buttons, Bumper Stickers and More

    Campaign memorabilia in the United States dates back to the beginning of American democracy. The first campaign buttons were actual buttons sewed on to clothing. Buttons were given out for George Washington’s first inauguration in 1789. In 1828, Andrew Jackson became the first presidential candidate to aggressively use memorabilia as part of his campaign. Jackson, […]