Teachers shouldn’t avoid this topic, no matter how uncomfortable it might make them to discuss it with children and teens.
President Donald Trump may be trying to get state lawmakers to shift the outcome of the presidential election.
Explanations of how the US election system works, the history of how it got that way and what effects and significance those mechanisms have on the nation today.
The framers of the Constitution were very clear that presidential terms have time limits. Not four years and a day. Not three years and 364 days. Four years.
This is not the first time the prospect of state legislatures ignoring the popular vote and appointing their own slate of electors has arisen.
The mail-in voting process has several built-in safeguards that make it hard for one person to vote fraudulently, and even more difficult to commit large-scale voter fraud.
The technical qualifications for presidential candidates are the same, but how people seek the nation’s highest office has shifted over the centuries.
Party platforms are a vital clue about which groups hold real power in the two major national parties, and can help predict what the government will actually do.
Mathematically speaking, the Electoral College is built to virtually ensure narrow victories, making it very susceptible to manipulation and disinformation.
Overall, waiting times may be improving – but long waits are still common in Black communities.