Voters across the nation should prepare for similar circumstances in their communities – but there is still time for them to demand better from their officials.
Voting by mail is rarely subject to fraud, does not give an advantage to one political party over another and can in fact inspire public confidence in the voting process.
Electors may not vote their consciences, which means the Electoral College will continue to operate how most Americans think it does.
In general, a candidate's choice for second-in-command doesn't directly swing voters. But it can reveal insights into who the candidate really is and how they might operate once in office.
Many Americans are surprised to learn that Electoral College members do not necessarily have to pick the candidate their state's voters favored. Or do they?
When other posts have presented misinformation, the company simply removed the tweets, but Trump is being treated differently.
Donald Trump's 'rally round the flag' effect was fleeting, and is unlikely to re-emerge.
In his endorsement of Biden, Obama gave his consent for his former running mate to go beyond the policy platform they built. It also freed Obama to use his rhetorical powers in the upcoming election.
The Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has reversed its decadeslong practice of protecting voters' rights and removing barriers to casting ballots.
Coroanvirus has ended politics as normal. What will campaigning look like without handshaking, high fives and the kissing of babies?
Most states have rules that could preserve the integrity of an election while also allowing social distancing.
Jim Lehrer moderated 12 presidential debates between 1988 and 2012. His lessons on how to run a debate should be studied by today's moderators, writes a former presidential speechwriter.
With the race for the Democratic nomination narrowed to Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, six more states went to the polls on March 10. We asked three scholars to interpret the results.
Americans under 30 are far less likely to vote than older citizens. Stepping up civics instruction might help change that, a scholar explains.
A Biden presidency would be highly likely to adopt policies that would restore the cooperative links that prevailed under Obama.
African American voters are indispensable to any Democrat strategy. Given party affiliation is increasingly split down racial lines, is the best tactic to get out the black, anti-Trump vote?
Since 2000, 89 new women have come to power in countries around the world – but the US still lags behind.
Why do some people think that Bernie Sanders isn't electable and Joe Biden is? Does anyone really know what makes one candidate seem electable while another doesn’t?
Joe Biden's swift return as a strong candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination was a dramatic shift never seen before in the modern history of Democratic presidential primaries.
As the race for the Democratic nomination narrows to Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, what does it all mean for November? We asked three scholars to closely analyze the Super Tuesday results.