The Republicans' nominee has opened up a huge lead over Hillary Clinton among white voters – but that may not mean much in the end.
Not voting can have serious consequences regarding the kind of society we end up living in. Disengagement can mean a lowering of quality of life.
Unscrupulous politicians are adept at using regressive story lines that feed insecurities. That could be dangerous ahead of South Africa's hotly-contested municipal elections.
There's something about seeing the ballot process take place – the vote, the count – that inspires confidence. That wouldn't be the same with any electronic voting system.
The Australian prime minister has dissolved both houses of parliament in an effort to take firm control of the government. Can he do it?
The increase in rioting ahead of municipal elections in South Africa, such as that in Pretoria, suggests that the country's general election in 2019 could be more violent than previous elections.
As Spain found out at its last election, voting for change is one thing, but achieving it is quite another.
A behavioural psychologists explains how facts fall to the wayside when it comes to how we vote.
The scion of a despotic leader has been vanquished – but her party can still call the shots.
William Isdale speaks with Graeme Orr about the festival spirit of elections, the unique Australian culture of voting, and the history of corruption, drinking and coercion in voting worldwide.
Some Republican leaders are hunting for an orthodox, credible candidate to save them from Donald Trump. They probably can't win.
Despite joking about gang rape, insulting the Pope and admitting to personally killing criminals, the Philippines' new president was handed a healthy mandate.
Here's what you need to know before you cast your vote in the elections for local police crime commissioners.
In 2012, nearly one-third of voters with a disability had trouble voting. A 2002 law was supposed to fix this problem. New technology may have the answer at last.
Scotland and Wales are getting new parliaments, major cities are electing their mayors and there are over 2,700 local seats up for grabs.
Local elections are taking place across 124 councils in England and will probably have a big impact on the day-to-day issues that most people care about.
He's a womaniser, a tyrant and a firebrand. Will the Philippines put its support behind a controversial strongman?
British mayors first appeared eight centuries before the current election campaigns.
Many of us will be able to vote for police chiefs next month, but has the system managed to soothe the concerns of its critics?
Peru's democracy has been relatively stable for most of the 21st century, but its elections are famously lurid and chaotic.