Is money the root of all evil in politics? It’s easy to see a correlation between winning and fundraising – money flows to likely winners and competitive races. But correlation is not causation.
One of the main reasons polarization in the US is on the rise – the way congressional seats are drawn to favor parties – isn’t going away anytime soon.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they’re able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve. A November ballot measure in Florida hangs in the balance.
Rural Westerners have been stereotyped as angry ranchers who hate government. But for every gun-wielding militia member, there are many others who work collaboratively to protect what they value.
The GOP’s handling of sexual assault allegations against prominent GOP figures has led some to conclude that the party does not respect women. But GOP women are sticking with their party.
Latinos are less likely than other Americans to vote in November, new polling shows. Here’s why Democrats shouldn’t expect a Latino blue wave to swing the midterms in their favor.
Beneath the surface, this traditionally conservative state is closely divided.
A survey shows the newest generation on the voting block is extremely cynical, and that’s actually driving high levels of political engagement.
If the Democrats get close to retaking the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, the odds of impeachment are high. But the Senate remains problematic.
The true number of people who do not favor either of the two major political parties in the US has actually remained stable in recent years.
When political polls are aggregated together, that can make the results misleading.
There are different ballots, voting machines, registration and eligibility requirements and procedures for counting votes across the country. That’s a recipe for occasional confusion and miscounts.
More college students are registered to vote in the November midterm elections this year than they were in 2014, but it remains to be seen how many more will vote.
Landowners told researchers that they lacked the knowledge, time and money to advocate for themselves, their financial interests and their property in negotiations over drilling leases.
How do you know whether to trust a poll? Look carefully at how it was conducted – and examine your own biases.
Transgender voting rights could be undermined in two broad ways during the 2018 midterm elections.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn’t very difficult, nor expensive.
The more undemocratic tendencies of the US electoral system are growing stronger. As the midterm campaign season enters its final stage, it turns out that some votes count more than others.
How politicians have won over voters through the art of the comeback throughout history.
Democrats hoping that Latinos will punish the Republican Party for Trump’s immigration policies haven’t looked hard enough at the demographics, location and concerns of these 27.3 million voters.