George Caleb Bingham. Canvassing for A Vote, 1852. Oil on canvas. Public domain, from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Accession number 54-9. Photographed by the Google Cultural Institute. Election Day 2019 BySarah Morgan Smith On November 5, 2019 Today is Election Day — remind your students that voting is not only a right but a privilege of self-government and get out the vote! See a map with the three states holding elections for governor in 2019. See a list of city mayoral elections in 2019. Check with your state or local election office or the U.S. Vote Foundation for elections coming up in your area.