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Hooray for Politics!

Photo of Hooray for Politics exhibit

This display juxtaposed historic voting devices with contemporary candidate rally signs to encourage our visitors to reflect on the relationship between the nation’s democratic traditions and the current swirl of election news, and draw visitors into conversations on the importance of civic engagement. Large voting machines from the late 19th century and an assortment of 19th and 20th century voting boxes and rally signs from current candidates were included in the exhibit.