The transactional nature of politics reduces opportunities for debate and dialogue between elected officials and their constituents.
Across the world, people have become less likely to take part in elections in recent decades.
Research shows shared traumas drive political preferences in certain directions.
If the pattern on election night holds, 2020 will be the most dramatic election in 100 years in terms of votes shifting between major parties.
Jacinda Ardern and Labour are returned to power in a landslide, making New Zealand political history in the process.
As they prepare for the final TV leaders’ debate, Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins share the same challenge: overcoming voter perceptions based on masculine definitions of leadership.
Changing the voting age from 18 would allow more young citizens to make voting a habit before they lose interest in politics.
Participants were asked to choose between white and ethnic minority candidates.
The British electorate is volatile but one party has to benefit more than the others for that to actually affect the outcome.
Study shows voters struggle to take media bias into account – even when they are explicitely told it’s there.
How much does your socio-demographic background such as income, type of work and where you were born affect who you vote for? Quite a lot.
Voters disagree on importance of climate change, universally dislike current energy and environment policy.
Plenty of services use AI to study your behaviour to suggest new things to you. So could such a tool help you decide how to vote?
The Christian Democratic Party in NSW could play a key role in the election by funnelling support from voters in electorates with large East Asian populations to the Liberal Party.
South African voters felt that mobile political campaigns were intrusive, violated their privacy and made them feel disillusioned with the political process.
Given that so many people have a strong opinion about identity politics, it is surprising how few of us have a clear idea on what it actually is.
Islanders currently stand as independent candidates, but this special system could be about to disappear.
If you’re going to drive badly in Italy, do it towards the end of the local mayor’s term in office.
Findings suggest parties should rethink the way they chase the ‘female vote’.
Voters can no longer check all the posts sent out by political parties in the past. That makes it harder to hold them to account.