The Media


How does the media affect elections?

-- The media can sometimes be biased. Websites, newspapers, and TV shows showing only good things about one candidate and bad things about another could cause misconception among viewers.

What are some media sources that are biased one way or the other?

-- Most media sources are biased. MSNBC is considered democratic biased, and an example of a right wing news source is FOX news.

How can I be sure that I'm getting all the information?

-- Because most media sources are biased, the best way to form an opinion is to use different media sources.

Where can I go to find information on ammendments?

-- Cornell University Law School has information on the ammendments at

Can I write in a name on a ballot?

-- Yes.