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Please note: The Amerikahaus will be closed on Saturday, July 20, 2024, due to a closed event and from Monday, July 29, 2024, until Sunday, August 18, 2024, due to our summer break . Thank you very much for your understanding!

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U.S. Presidential Election 2024

Overview of Our Events and Offerings

On Tuesday, November 5, 2024, the election for the 60th President and Vice President of the United States of America will take place. These elections are of global political significance, as the U.S. is one of the most powerful nations in the world - both politically and economically.

Over the coming months, you will have the opportunity to expand your general knowledge of the U.S. elections and to gain a deeper insight on specific election-related topics and current developments. With our expansive offering of events and discussions, you can raise your questions to experts coming from both sides of the Atlantic and exchange ideas with them.

Here you will find a list of our events taking place in English that will address the 2024 U.S. presidential elections, both exclusively and in the context of other issues.

Further events are being planned and will be announced as soon as possible. Please switch to our German website to see the full list of events.

Here you will find a selection of events that were broadcasted and recorded as livestream videos.

Logo Road to Election Night

Would you like to find out more about the U.S. presidential election? The digital event series, "Road to Election and Beyond," features various events with experts from a wide range of disciplines on both sides of the Atlantic to promote democratic values and stimulate constructive discussions on current political events. This event series was organized by the Aspen Institute Germany in collaboration with us and over 25 other transatlantic organizations.

Visit https://www.roadtoelection.de/ for more information.

We also offer students and teachers a wide range of events centered on American politics and the 2024 U.S. elections. Further events are being planned and will be announced here as soon as possible.
 

In addition to various events, our Education and Exchange Department and Research Center offer research opportunities and simulations on the 2024 U.S. elections.

Our Research Center also recommends the following English-language websites for further information on the U.S. elections:

270toWin: https://www.270towin.com/
This website offers a range of information on the U.S. elections throughout the year. There is an interactive electoral vote map, articles published by 270toWin staff with links to related articles, and resources with key facts and figures about the elections. Electoral Ventures LLC operates 270toWin and attempts to predict election results using their interactive map tool.

Library of Congress – Elections Materials: https://www.loc.gov/classroom-materials/elections/
The U.S. Library of Congress has digitized thousands of primary sources, including sources related to the electoral system, such as voting rights, the electoral process, and historical campaigns.

New York Times 2024 Elections: https://www.nytimes.com/news-event/2024-election
During the elections, The New York Times offers free access to its election news and polls results. The "Issues Tracker" tool provides insights into the diversity of views within a particular party. Issues include the full range of current debate topics and issues candidates are talking about both online and during campaign visits.

Photo: Donkey, representing the political symbol for the American Democratic Party; and elephant, representing the political symbol for the American Republican Party ©Kelly Sikkema / unsplash.com