Exit polling shows that Hillary Clinton actually won the poor and working class vote. If “Make America Great Again” wasn’t fueled by an angry underclass, what powered it?
Pollsters must be as accurate as possible. How will they address the challenges revealed in the 2016 election, and other changes in the coming years?
The pundits and polls got it wrong. Here's why.
The polls convinced many that Clinton was headed to the White House. But the polls were misleading – and one behavioral scientist thinks emotion led respondents to mislead pollsters on purpose.
About one in every five election-related tweets was generated by software, not humans – millions of tweets by hundreds of thousands of 'social bots.'
We have a reliable and easy-to-use test to measure blood alcohol concentration. But right now we don't have a fast, reliable test to gauge whether someone is too doped up to drive.
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.
Democrats gained only a handful of House seats in this week's elections, leaving Republicans in the majority. But can the GOP shift from opposing President Obama to supporting President Trump?
At this time, researchers cannot prove a direct relationship. But social learning theory shows that people learn from one another, via observation, imitation and modeling.
Hopes among Democrats of gaining a majority in the Senate were dashed. Here's what a narrow Republican majority might mean moving forward.
After Donald Trump's victory, a scholar says the biblical prophets can help show us the way forward: Just as there is no peace without justice, there is no healing without grief.
Will it be possible to put America's political life back together after the election? Britain after 'Brexit' offers a case study.