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.
All indications are that voting was not subject to a cyberattack.
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Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.
Talking ‘bout my generation: Younger people are concerned with climate, but how engaged are they politically?
Unlike other issues, climate change has broad support among millennials across political parties and races. But it's unclear that they'll convert that into political activism.
President Obama is right to say it's very, very hard to rig an American election. That doesn't mean things always go to plan.
Ever wondered how the US president is actually elected? Here is a basic guide to the electoral college system.
How secure is your vote?
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While voter fraud - despite recent allegations - is rare, how do we ensure the ballots we cast are counted accurately? If so, how? Our experts offer background and insight.
Keep waving that baguette.
It's not disrespecting the result of the referendum to criticise the government –or even to call for a second vote.
Mistakes happen: a polling station in Cali, Colombia.
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A look through the ballot papers shows the declared result in Colombia's crucial vote is far from definitive.
Doing his best?
Labour once claimed racial equality as its turf, but the Tories are fighting back to woo this key demographic.
This year, many voters will be unenthusiastic about their choices.
Imagine you're in a voting booth faced with a choice between bad candidate #1 and bad candidate #2. Surprisingly, science says this may actually be a good thing. Here's how.