Who invented government? How did women and minorities fight for the right to vote? Can astronauts cast their votes from space? Packed with hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations, this all-in-one guide offers a comprehensive overview of the voting process, from voter registration to the voting booth, from nomination to inauguration. The book is divided into 32 short, compelling chapters, each consisting of an attractive full-page spread with panels, charts, sidebars, and loads of photos with captions to add visual appeal and present the information in easily digestible chunks. Readers learn how voting has changed throughout history, how the process differs around the world, and what keeps it working smoothly from one election to the next.