KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Listening to Voters in Connecticut

Luke Lamour

November 23rd, 2020

Many people in the Nutmeg State cast their ballots this year with the hope of ending the pandemic and racism in the United States. 

Ohio Goes Red as Nation Goes Blue

Zain Abbas

November 19th, 2020

In a rare occurrence, the winner of Ohio’s 18 electoral votes did not win the presidency.  

Election 2020: A Look Back

Siroos Pasdar

November 16th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with constitutional law scholar Kermit Roosevelt about the election of a lifetime.

Kids Speak Out About the Election

Lincoln Miller

November 11th, 2020

After a bitter presidential contest, young people in Florida express their opinions—and their hopes for a unified country. 

A Kids Press Alum Reflects on Election 2016

Kyra O'Connor

November 2nd, 2020

Covering elections, says a former Kid Reporter, helps other young people understand the government that shapes their lives. 

The Power of Money in Elections

Zoe Adele Mirch...

November 2nd, 2020

PACs have become an essential way for candidates to finance their campaigns.

 

Meet Senate Candidate Marquita Bradshaw

Varun Kabra

October 30th, 2020

Bradshaw, a Democrat, hopes to become the first African American woman to represent Tennessee in the U.S. Senate. 

A Conversation With Senator Capito

Laura Zhang

October 30th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with United States Senator Shelley Capito, a Republican from West Virginia. 

Covering Politics “Through the Lens of the Pandemic”

Annika Petras

October 28th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter gets tips about covering the presidential election from two veteran political reporters in California. 

Who Will Win Florida?

Lincoln Miller

October 27th, 2020

Florida is likely to play a huge role in the presidential election. Who has the edge? Our Kid Reporter asks some young observers. 

Candidates Hold a Final Debate

Munveer Singh

October 26th, 2020

President Donald Trump, the Republican incumbent, and Democratic challenger Joe Biden faced off in the final presidential debate of the election. 

New Voters Make Their Voices Heard

Liset Zacker

October 26th, 2020

More than 15 million Americans have turned 18 in the past four years. Many are eager to have a say in the presidential election. 

A Conversation With Senator Booker

Gavin Naar

October 20th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks the Senator from New Jersey about the upcoming election, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how young people can make a difference.

Early Voting Begins in North Carolina

Teresa Fang

October 16th, 2020

With the election less than three weeks ago, Democratic challenger Joe Biden has drawn strong support in this battleground state. 

Young People Make Their Voices Heard

Lincoln Miller

October 13th, 2020

Kids may be too young to vote, but they’re still playing a role in the upcoming election. 

After the Presidential Debate, Uncertainty

Zain Abbas

October 5th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter in Ohio covers the face-off between President Trump and Vice President Biden. 

A Conversation With Senator Coons

Sophia Emma Wolff

October 1st, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks the Delaware Senator about our democracy, the pandemic, and elevating kids’ voices. 

Voting From Abroad

Rade Meech-Tatic

September 28th, 2020

Many Americans will be voting by mail this fall—including those who currently live outside of the United States. 

A Conversation With Louisiana Lawmakers

Zhoriél Tapo

September 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Democratic and Republican state representatives about listening to voters. 

Getting Ready to Vote by Mail

Sophia Emma Wolff

September 10th, 2020

Amid the pandemic, state election officials are preparing to handle more mail-in ballots than ever. 

Ohio Voters Weigh Their Decision

Nolan Pastore

September 8th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks residents in his community which candidate they will support in the presidential election. 

Republicans Make Their Case for President Trump

Bobby Liberatos

August 29th, 2020

At the Republican National Convention, the party officially nominated Donald J. Trump for re-election.

 

Democrats Hold a Virtual Convention

Claire Olivia H...

August 24th, 2020

Nearly 25 million people watch as Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris pledge to “unify the country.” 

Who Will Win Election 2020?

Andrew Raymundo

August 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Florida voters about which presidential candidate they plan to support.

Biden Chooses Harris as His Running Mate

Annika Petras

August 13th, 2020

Senator Kamala Harris of California is the first Black woman and first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major political party. 

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