Around the world, elections are under attack. U.S. officials could learn from other countries about how to ensure everyone's vote is recorded and counted accurately.
Determining whether Canadians are gaining or losing confidence in democracy depends in part on which region one is examining. Contrasting trends in Alberta and Québec provide clues.
Why Afghanistan is still waiting to hear who its next president will be – nearly four months after the election.
In the 2016 election, more than a third of Americans didn't vote. What might be keeping them from going to the polls?
At the Jan. 14 debate, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, six candidates clashed on jobs, Iran and more.
Wages, starlight and polls can all be interpreted using statistics. While probabilities, medians and noise can be challenging, a simple dice can provide insights into statistics.
The very first scientific horse race poll, which took place 85 years ago, was shrouded in secrecy and may have changed history – even though it was faulty.
Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.
In Mauritius there's been little change in cultural norms and values to genuinely support gender egalitarianism.
More and more district attorney candidates are running on reversing the government's traditional approach to crime and punishment. And they’re winning.
Political actors can actively engage with university students by taking cognisance
of their political information needs
Factchecking became politicised during UK election campaign. But what does it really add to public awareness?
From Brexit and Labour's future to Britain's new political battlegrounds, here's the expert lowdown on what Boris Johnson's predicted landslide win means.
Citizens are voting in 650 constituencies – but technically not for who they want to be prime minister.
Crowd-based prediction markets have even been shown to outperform intelligence analysts.
Efforts to mitigate the double edged nature of social media in politics must take into account local information environments
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
It’s not all about the cost of treatment – and this is something the next government will need to address.
The British electorate is volatile but one party has to benefit more than the others for that to actually affect the outcome.
Mauritius' "dynastic politics" does not augur well for the often celebrated image of Mauritius as Africa's shining democratic model.