American politics has gotten more partisan in the last 50 years. One of the reasons: the closing of local newspapers.
More college students are registered to vote in the November midterm elections this year than they were in 2014, but it remains to be seen how many more will vote.
Despite complications and challenges, elections in Somalia promise to be a game changer.
There is a widespread belief that the independence referendum stumbled across the elixir for dispelling longstanding voter apathy. In the areas where it matters most, it is just not true.