Once an atheist, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban embraced Christianity on his way to power – and has used it to consolidate his position since.
With 70 percent of its people under 30 years, Nigeria needs to harness the strength in its youthful population.
Political social responsibility has benefits for parties and candidates across the political spectrum.
A recent Pew survey showed just how deep the divide has become, with about 40% of registered voters saying that they didn't have a single close friend supporting a different presidential candidate.
A pandemic can amplify friction and tension between jurisdictions – especially when there are political differences and existing conflict.
A key electoral reform in 2009 shifted the focus of legislative elections from political parties to individual candidates.
My analysis of 3,000 pages of secret internal military documents strengthens findings pointing to the Indonesian military's involvement in the 1965-66 genocide.
During the MMP era, the average vote share of the highest-polling party has been steadily climbing — with big implications for New Zealand democracy.
Clothing is a way for politicians to convey authenticity and to tell their story.
With their different but equally conservative income tax policies, both Labour and National ask voters to consider their own appetite for risk.
Why are women and people of colour under-represented in politics? Part of the problem is strategic discrimination, or concern about other people's biases.
Complaints stated that family shows like Britain's Got Talent shouldn't be political. However, the problem is much more complex and sinister than simple politics
Americans are mad – fist-fighting, protesting mad. And that's just how politicians want voters in election season. But the popular anger stoked by candidates doesn't just dissipate after the campaign.
A political science scholar explains how political beliefs inform the way we process scientific information.
A survey examines how the college experience changes – or doesn't change – students' political views.
Jacinda Ardern's command of social media and her celebrity-level engagement rates make her a formidable campaigner in the digital age.
Beyond the struggle for land and water, new triggers of conflict between farmers and herders have emerged in northern Nigeria.
Changing the voting age from 18 would allow more young citizens to make voting a habit before they lose interest in politics.
The woeful record of populist governments in dealing with COVID-19 is unlikely to convince voters New Zealand should emulate them.
Politicians argue conventional campaigning is still important ahead of NZ's rescheduled 17 October election. But voter behaviour has moved on since the days of door-knocking and kissing babies.