When no one in Mississippi wins a majority of votes in an election, the legislature chooses the winner. This has led to white men winning over and over.
Though the effects were less this time, voters across the globe should remain vigilant against disinformation campaigns and election system hacking.
Approval ratings are usually a good way to predict the winner of the next presidential election. But Trump's numbers fall far outside any historical trends.
A new bill aims to give the District of Columbia representation in Congress.
On June 1 1949, black South African church members voted to choose their leaders in an unusual poll.
The US public is more aware than ever of partisan gerrymandering, and they're pushing local governments to make reforms.
To a mathematician the idea of, "voter turnout" is not a very precise term. What exactly does it mean? And how is it calculated?
Ahead of the 2019 EU elections, experts from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and Norway look at how the EU is perceived, key issues and perspectives for the election.
Americans' votes in 2020 will likely be a statement on what they think of Trump – rather than a measured choice between him and the Democratic candidate.
India’s elections are not about policy issues. Instead, they have zeroed in on the leadership of Narendra Modi and, through him, the legitimacy of Hinduness as India’s new dominant ideology.
Amid all the Mueller report uncertainty, one thing is clear: Donald Trump did some wildly improper things to win the presidency. So did Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, JFK and George W. Bush.
Senate voting is pretty complicated. Here's how preferential voting and proportional representation work – and how to make sure your vote is counted on election day.
Countries around the world are taking society's happiness and well-being into account when formulating policy. So, why is Australia so focused on economics as the sole marker of progress?
Parish council elections are a vital part of democracy – so why are people put off getting involved?
Explaining the equipment and the process by which hundreds of millions of ballots are collected and counted in India.
‘Labor will win this election. I think that’s virtually unquestionable’: political scientist Andy Marks on #AusVotes2019 and the key issues in NSW.
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We are but a few weeks from a federal election, and the way the political wind is blowing may depend on what state you're in.
Since 2015, Spanish politics has lived on a roller coaster. Catalonia, article 155, the motion of censure in the government, the rise of the far-right. The suspense, after this election, is assured.
Hispanics oppose Trump's immigration policies in larger numbers than the rest of the population. But their opinions are divided sharply across partisan lines.
While citizens of both countries will choose their representatives in their respective elections, they have different ways of carrying out elections.
History suggests we can run sizable budget deficits while shrinking the budget debt burden. Mid last century our leaders weren't afraid to say so.