In the next Congress, white men will make up 60 percent of the House and 71 percent of the Senate – a historic low.
The Democrats are favoured to win control of the US House, but it may be closer than expected.
Monitoring the spread of mis-information and dis-information during the Swedish national elections by a group of scholars and journalist could set a precedent elsewhere.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn't very difficult, nor expensive.
A nail-biting race in what was thought to be a safe seat for Republicans in Ohio's 12th Congressional District is a troubling sign for the party in November.
More than 6 million US citizens can't vote because they've been convicted of a felony. But states are beginning to change their laws. Will it make a difference?
Russian government agents allegedly penetrated US state and county election databases. Scholars of election security offer insight and recommendations about what to do now.
The top two system in California was created to draw out more centrist candidates and voters, but data from primaries past show it's just not working.
Google and Facebook reign supreme over digital advertising. Yet the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and when the effectiveness of this advertising seems limited, should we ban this model?
Thirteen Russians were charged Friday with using social media to interfere with the 2016 election. A media expert explains why this should not lead to government regulation of social media.
Researchers reveal the ways the US election system is under threat – only one of which has anything to do with Russia.
Judges in North Carolina just threw out the state's congressional district map. The decision could have major implications for the future of partisan gerrymandering across the US.
Have you ever struggled to understand exactly what to do inside a voting booth?
Atlanta is a black majority city that has elected black mayors since 1973. Two candidates now face a runoff in December.
With a year before Election Day 2018, election integrity depends on ensuring fairness and access for American voters. Foreign tampering is a real but less serious concern.
In a fight for the global flow of information, social media firms must be regulated. Their billions of dollars in revenue put their financial interests in conflict with truth and democracy.
But there's little evidence the high spending changed any minds, says a political scientist who lives in the district.
Trump's sacking of his FBI director won't stop intelligence leaks – or the official investigation into alleged Russian interference in the US election.
Some American voters hope that instant runoff can make our elections better. But a mathematician has an idea for another solution.
The 2016 election made clear that the Electoral College does not weigh votes from all states equally. A new analysis suggests the power of your vote is closely linked to voter turnout in your state.