Have you ever struggled to understand exactly what to do inside a voting booth?
In Virginia, suburbanites, city-dwellers and black voters together rebuffed racism as an electoral strategy and handed Dems a huge win. Is this diverse coalition the future of Old Dominion politics?
A different form of state capture is underway in South Africa's rural areas where traditional leaders are selling off people's land to miners. But communities are fighting back.
Gerrymandering is being hotly debated around the US. Can math help us figure out how to divide the country up fairly?
There are good reasons to be concerned about the procedures used for voter registration in many countries, including many long-established democracies.
How did a man once suspected of dubious far-right sympathies end up on the threshold of a record third term?
African democracies are embracing electronic voting far more confidently than the West.
In an upcoming case about Wisconsin's voting districts, the Supreme Court will tackle legal questions that have long gone unanswered.
Local news is as important to communities as clean air, but the failing business model of traditional journalism has left the local news industry in rapid decline.
Vladimir Putin position in the Kremlin looks more secure than ever, and he has shut down almost all the avenues for a genuine challenge.
It's important to understand the nature and extent of children's exposure to violence during general elections so they can be protected.
Kenya's recently concluded general election has been described as a mixed bag of highs and the lows being the deadly clashes.
Two-and-a-half decades on from the end of military rule, Bangladesh faces many of the same critical problems it always has.
Artificial intelligence now plays as big a role in election campaigns as traditional campaign tactics.
The Singaporean model of 'democracy' is very much in vogue among sub-Saharan countries.
While democracy is struggling globally and especially in Asia, Mongolians continue to vote and engage.
Research shows how politics can easily halt reforms that require time to take effect.
Research shows that married women tend not to relate as much to other women. This makes a big difference when a woman is on the ballot.
Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.
Before the 2017 election, young voters were dismissed as lazy; now they've started voting in numbers, they're being stereotyped as naive.