Election Reading List for Adults

Explore voting issues ahead of Election Day on November 3.


Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation
by Andrew Marantz


Drawing the Vote
by Tommi Jenkins
illustrated by Kati Lacker


The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present
by Allan J. Lichtman


The Folly and the Glory: America, Russia, and Political Warfare, 1945-2020
by Tim Weiner


For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics
by Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore with Veronica Chambers


Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
by Ari Berman


How To Read The Constitution — And Why
by Kimberly Wehle


Let the People Pick the President: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College
by Jesse Wegman


One Person, No Vote
by Carol Anderson


Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America
by Stacey Abrams


Say It Louder!: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy
by Tiffany D. Cross


See Jane Win: The Inspiring Story of the Women Changing American Politics
by Caitlin Moscatello


Thank You For Voting: The Maddening, Enlightening, Inspiring Truth About Voting in America
by Erin Geiger Smith


What You Should Know About Politics — But Don’t: A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues that Matter
by Jessamyn Conrad