Chronic underfunding has made elections difficult to run in the UK. Yet the government continues to obsess over voter ID.
Legislation requiring that all criminal debt associated with a citizen's conviction be repaid would leave thousands of people unable to cast ballots.
States may have passed these laws with the aim of reducing turnout. But new evidence suggests that they have a minimal or nonexistent effect.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they're able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve.
In many places across the US, law prohibits people with felony convictions to serve on juries. Research puts the thinking behind these laws to the test.
While the US sends observers around the world to monitor elections, few will be present during the 2018 midterms in the US.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they're able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve. A November ballot measure in Florida hangs in the balance.
A legal loophole could grant computer systems many legal rights people have – threatening human rights and dignity and setting up some real legal and moral problems.
Transgender voting rights could be undermined in two broad ways during the 2018 midterm elections.
More than 6 million US citizens can't vote because they've been convicted of a felony. But states are beginning to change their laws. Will it make a difference?
As the American colonists famously said: 'No taxation without representation.'
With a year before Election Day 2018, election integrity depends on ensuring fairness and access for American voters. Foreign tampering is a real but less serious concern.
There are good reasons to be concerned about the procedures used for voter registration in many countries, including many long-established democracies.
Republicans want voter ID laws. Democrats want more access to the ballot. Why do we have to choose?
South Africa's university students have shown that they can have an impact on the political landscape. That's why it's so important that they exercise their right to vote.
British citizens who have lived outside the UK for 15 years or more won't have a say.
Who gets to vote? As Campaign 2016 looms, Democrats and Republicans are clashing on just who gets to exercise this fundamental right in a democracy.