The US compares relatively poorly with equivalent countries when it comes to voter registration.
There are good reasons to be concerned about the procedures used for voter registration in many countries, including many long-established democracies.
One person, one vote.
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In an upcoming case about Wisconsin's voting districts, the Supreme Court will tackle legal questions that have long gone unanswered.
Who’s really running elections these days?
Artificial intelligence now plays as big a role in election campaigns as traditional campaign tactics.
How much did social media have an impact on the campaigns of Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn?
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Who are the 'macho boasting idiots' now?
When can we expect the first results and which are the seats to watch? Plan your night with our guide.
Never the twain…
Is this why we are in an age of intergenerational conflict?
They've been deeply affected by austerity, so it's more important than ever for people with learning disabilities to have their say on June 8.
All eyes on the youth vote.
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We asked two experts in youth politics to check the claim that has been circulating on social media.
A diplomatic row with the Netherlands over campaigning abroad shows how the Turkish government is changing its strategy.
Weighing up your votes.
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.
There is no perfect voting rule for three or more options.
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Kenneth Arrow, the Nobel prize winner who died last month, showed us there is no perfect voting rule. So how does his theory work?
Most whites would say they’re okay with diversity. But is there a threshold?
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Simple reminders of the growing diversity of the country and the political power of minorities can influence biases.
What’s missing for elections using technology are careful transparency and scrutiny measures to help mitigate risks and build trust.
Elections worldwide are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. But, typically, the electronic systems adopted suffer from weak transparency and scrutiny even when the outcome is challenged.
What if this was our choice on Election Day?
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In this year's election, the system of majority voting didn't allow voters to express their opinions adequately. If they had, the choice would have been between Kasich and Sanders.
Signs of satisfaction after Donald Trump was elected.
While research has long suggested that we like others who are like us, a new study offers insight into how we choose to support those who share our views of 'moral purity.' It may explain how we voted.
Supporters of presidential candidate Al Gore protest during George W. Bush’s inauguration in January 2001. Gore won the popular vote but lost to Bush in the Electoral College.
With two of the past five presidential election winners losing the popular vote, it's hard to justify the continuation of the Electoral College.
Voting for what’s best for them?
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It's time to reconsider economists' idea of rationality in the wake of Trump's election.
Depending on old technology.
Where problems arose, voting was generally able to keep going smoothly. But those failures serve as a warning of how bad things could get if we don't replace our voting machines soon.
A campaign poster of Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in the streets of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu during the 2012 election period.
Despite complications and challenges, elections in Somalia promise to be a game changer.