Every Four Years

Petworth Library

Every Four Years

Presidential Elections

In the next week, we will hear a lot about the two Presidential candidates.  Four years ago, Barack Obama became the first African-American president.  If Mitt Romney wins the election, he would be the first Mormon president. 

Between the unsettled areas of the Middle East and southeast Asia, and economic uncertainty in the United States and Europe, the entire world is watching the outcome of the election. Petworth Library has a book display about the two main candidates, the history of U.S. elections, and political activism, including:

Election DayDo Voters Look to the Future?
Election Day
by Kate Kelly
Do Voters Look to the Future?
by Brad Lockerbie
Ethnic PresidencyDiscount Voting
The Ethnic Presidency
by Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Discount Voting
by Michael J. Hanmer