The debate about the U.S. Electoral College pits those who think the president should be chosen via popular vote versus those who believe the interests of small and large states must be balanced.
Laws that have long kept campaigners away from voters at polling places may not work in a world where a T-shirt symbol can be interpreted as campaigning.
The bigger parties which contest elections at all three levels would benefit the most -- but voters might split their votes.
The success of Malawi’s democratic dispensation will be measured on the extent to which it delivers public goods – opportunities, development, accountability – for the people.
South Africa's Constitutional Court verdict is possibly a defining moment for South Africa's electoral system.
To boost inclusivity among its ranks, the House of Commons needs parliamentary reform of its voting procedures to allow electronic online voting, or e-voting, for its members.
For Indigenous voters in Taiwan, the current system prevents many of them from having an impact on the election of representatives where they live.
Determining whether Canadians are gaining or losing confidence in democracy depends in part on which region one is examining. Contrasting trends in Alberta and Québec provide clues.
A chorus of politicians are once again calling for electoral reform after the UK's 2019 election.
To justify a push towards requiring ID to vote, some paint a picture of chaos and deception that is very far from reality.
Unlike Canada's newly elected House of Commons, New Zealand’s parliament reflects the will of voters. So do other proportional representation systems. Canada has plenty of choice.
What would the Canadian election results have looked like with electoral reform?
Hundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets in support of action on climate change, but that didn't lead to seats for the Green Party.
Politicians have been using memes to appear cool, plugged in, even 'lit.' Here's why that's not necessarily a smart idea.
Referenda have their place in democracy, but can also be misused.
Governments in Canada are routinely enacting public policies that primarily benefit economic elites, raising questions about government legitimacy and competency. Who's looking out for us?
Italy's political future hangs in the balance – will it see another chaotic grand coalition, or take an anti-EU populist step into the unknown?
There are good reasons to be concerned about the procedures used for voter registration in many countries, including many long-established democracies.
While the Maori Party got wiped out in this weekend's New Zealand election, there's still a Maori presence in the country's political system. That's why Canadian First Nations should take note.
Democracy doesn't seem to work within societies governed by politics of ethnicity. Instead, elections continue to offer up the hard choice between electoral credibility and political stability.