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Presidential Elections

This time on The Children’s Hour, we learn all about how Presidential Elections work. We feature New Mexico Secretary of State, Maggie Toulouse Oliver who walks us through the election process. Then we learn all about the Electoral College with an actual elector, Dr. Pamelya Herndon. Why do we have this indirect way of voting for President and Vice President? The Kids Crew explore whether the process is fair, and what it would take to change it. Plus we find out how kids can get involved at the polls. Click here to find out how you can help in your state.

With great music by Raffi, Red Yarn, Miss Katie Sings, The Deedle Deedle Dees, Annie Lynn, Spicy T & Shihan, and the Story Pirates.

The Children’s Hour is supported by the Cultural Services Department and the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund at the City of Albuquerque. This project is supported in part by an award from New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts. We also have support from Electric Playhouse and numerous foundations also support our work including the Infinite Gesture Fund, The Limestone Fund, and The Laughing Buddha Fund. Thank you to our listeners who contribute to us through the Paypal Giving Fund, Paypal, and by subscribing to our podcasts on Patreon.


durationtitleartistalbumlabel
01:49Vote, Vote, VoteRaffisingle2020 Troubadour Music Inc.
03:18Town Hall MeetingRed YarnBackyard Bop2020 Red Yarn Productions
03:08Let's Vote!Miss Katie Singssingle2020 Miss Katie Sings
01:00Freestyle Groove #1Rhythm ChildDrum Circle Sing-a-Long2009 The Rhythm Child Network
04:00Voting With My MomThe Deedle Deedle DeesVoting With My Mom2018 Deedle Deedle Dees
02:00Go out & Vote (Yes You!!!) [feat. Vivi Melody & Wanamaker Lewis]Annie LynnGo out & Vote (Yes You!!!) [feat. Vivi Melody & Wanamaker Lewis] - Single2018 Annie Lynn
01:04Reveille Variation/Drum Call/Slow Scotch/Quick Scotch/Yankee Doodle/Mont....The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum CorpsCelebrating 50 Years2010 Altissimo, Altissimo!
03:03Get To Know Your Electoral CollegeSpicy T & ShihanSchoolhouse Rocks The Vote1998 Rhino Records
01:17Humpty VoteAnts On A Logsingle2020 Ants On A Log
01:30Color CountryBlue Dot SessionsThe Balloonist2018 Blue Dot Sessions
02:05The First Kids to Work at the CensusThe Story PiratesCats Sit On You2020 Striking Viking LLC

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