You have evolved to tap into the wisdom of the crowds. But on social media your cognitive biases can lead you astray, something organized disinformation campaigns count on.
Not all new laws labeled “voter suppression laws” are, in fact, voter suppression laws. An election law expert takes a closer look.
It may be new to Americans, but ranked-choice voting has a long history, and it is spreading rapidly across the U.S.
A task force of polling experts found surveys notably understated support for Donald Trump, both nationally and at the state level. Here’s what may have gone wrong, according to a polling historian.
Sheriffs in less populated counties got bigger boosts from military surplus than sheriffs in more populated counties.
With Democratic voters already packed into a small number of districts, reducing voter turnout won’t really lower the chances of Democrats winning – or help Republicans win.
Voting in Georgia was easier in January 2021 than in June 2020, but could still get more difficult in the next election.
Evidence shows Black candidates can win elections in majority-white congressional districts.
Five scholars explain different aspects of the history, workings and effects of the Electoral College.
The anti-fa movement gained momentum in the United States following the election of Donald Trump. However, its members do not constitute a threat in the sense of the American president.
As Donald Trump continued to stoke his base with false allegations of a ‘rigged’ election, violence at the U.S. Capitol shows America has devolved into a fragile state.
A look at the forces at work in the 2020 presidential election in which Donald Trump defied pollsters again even though he lost to Joe Biden.
The veteran British journalist explained America to English-speaking listeners around the world.
The Murdoch-owned cable network was extremely close to the Trump administration and its fans. Now, perhaps not so much.
Scholars of race, foreign policy and the Supreme Court give their informed predictions of what to expect under a Biden administration.
The US is willing to ignore human rights violations committed by a country as long as it does not interfere with US interests.
Election misinformation typically involves false narratives of fraud that include out-of-context or otherwise misleading images and faulty statistics as purported evidence.
Assuming things go Biden’s way, Morrison would pivot to what would be a more conventional presidency, although one that would bring its own challenges for him, especially on climate policy.
Five of the six disputed presidential elections in US history were resolved and the country moved on – but one ended in civil war. What will happen if the 2020 election is contested?
The closeness of the 2020 U.S. election has much to do with the way in which both Trump and Biden have invoked an imagined past.