Amid all the Mueller report uncertainty, one thing is clear: Donald Trump did some wildly improper things to win the presidency. So did Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, JFK and George W. Bush.
Senate voting is pretty complicated. Here's how preferential voting and proportional representation work – and how to make sure your vote is counted on election day.
Countries around the world are taking society's happiness and well-being into account when formulating policy. So, why is Australia so focused on economics as the sole marker of progress?
Parish council elections are a vital part of democracy – so why are people put off getting involved?
Explaining the equipment and the process by which hundreds of millions of ballots are collected and counted in India.
‘Labor will win this election. I think that’s virtually unquestionable’: political scientist Andy Marks on #AusVotes2019 and the key issues in NSW.
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We are but a few weeks from a federal election, and the way the political wind is blowing may depend on what state you're in.
Since 2015, Spanish politics has lived on a roller coaster. Catalonia, article 155, the motion of censure in the government, the rise of the far-right. The suspense, after this election, is assured.
Hispanics oppose Trump's immigration policies in larger numbers than the rest of the population. But their opinions are divided sharply across partisan lines.
While citizens of both countries will choose their representatives in their respective elections, they have different ways of carrying out elections.
History suggests we can run sizable budget deficits while shrinking the budget debt burden. Mid last century our leaders weren't afraid to say so.
Keep up-to-date with how the federal election is playing out locally. Our State of the States series takes stock of the key issues, seats and policies affecting the vote in each of Australia's states.
The party is in deep trouble among several key demographic groups. A Brexit enthusiast at the helm could make that worse.
States may have passed these laws with the aim of reducing turnout. But new evidence suggests that they have a minimal or nonexistent effect.
Local elections in Turkey over the weekend saw a some key cities and towns slip away from the party of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's ruling party.
If undocumented immigrants choose not to fill out the questionnaire, then the official population of several states would deflate, costing them House seats and federal funding.
Despite impassioned pleas for gun control legislation after 2018's mass shooting at a Florida high school, Congress has failed to pass meaningful reform. Why doesn't policy follow public opinion?
There are question marks over whether Nigeria's upcoming elections will be credible.
American politics has gotten more partisan in the last 50 years. One of the reasons: the closing of local newspapers.
Polls suggest that the majority of Americans think climate change is real, is caused by humans and needs to be addressed. But climate change isn't a priority when Americans go to vote.
A coup seems so imminent in Venezuela that people are debating whether Maduro's overthrow would be good or bad for Venezuelan democracy. But history suggests a coup may be less likely than it seems.