Valuing the Vote

five people facing away from camera at voting booths

On the eve of the 2020 U.S. elections, the Arts and Sciences Magazine features the American tradition of voting: how it has changed over the last 100+ years, and how Hopkins students are working to engage young people.

Elections, and the process of voting, have been contentious and hard-fought since the beginning of our nation. Check out perspectives on changing political parties from Daniel Schlozman, associate professor in the political science department, the history of women’s right to vote from former senator and current professor Barbara J. Mikulski, and voter suppression from Martha S. Jones, professor in the history department.

Also, read about voting to maintain democracy and find common ground from Yascha Mounk, senior fellow at the SNF Agora Institute, and Hahrie Han, inaugural director of the SNF Agora Institute and professor.

Read the full article.