Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW
The Political Social Worker
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has an interesting look at the history of voting in the United States. Vote: The Machinery of Democracy documents through pictures and text the varies means in which American’s have cast their votes, from marbles to automated voting booth.
This exhibition looks at the history of voting methods in the United States, which are as varied as the individual states and their local election districts.
Vote: The Machinery of Democracy explores how ballots and voting systems have evolved over the years as a response to political, social, and technological change, transforming the ways in which Americans vote.