The recurrent bickering and fragmentation within the Nkrumahist parties raises doubt as to whether they can rise to the call by Ghanaian electorate.
All 50 states have laws that ban potentially intimidating behavior at polling places. They will need enforcement during the 2022 midterm elections.
Why do government policies sometimes fail to reflect the public will? The answer begins with the design of the US government system, forged in the 18th century.
Bottom line: Political endorsements are overrated.
Confusing court findings have left the rules in party pre-selections in a mess, and members with little say in who contests individual seats.
Nigeria’s legislators have no constitutional right to force political parties to adopt direct primaries.
Political parties often weather internal storms. There are many Greens in Canada who are hoping the Green Party can do so too after Annamie Paul’s leadership laid bare serious issues in the party.
It is likely in future we will see more, not less, unsolicited text messaging — and not just in politics.
Chieftaincy conflicts in northern Ghana have hindered development in the country.
State governments, councils, researchers and entrepreneurs are slowing our slide to disaster – but they need others to step up.
This year is seeing a high number of absentee and mail-in ballots and voting in the period before Election Day – but early voting periods are not new to the 2020 election.
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.
Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission recently deregistered some political parties, leading to debates over whether this was a step in the right direction.
There seems little chance of getting people to agree on the big picture, but even partisans see eye-to-eye sometimes when you get down to the nitty gritty.
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.
Members and leaders are at odds over the two biggest issues of the day. And an ambitious motion on a Green New Deal could make waves in Brighton too.
Labour’s grassroots members and its leadership look set to clash at its Conference in Brighton. But don’t bet on the members getting Corbyn to back Remain.
Democratic presidential candidates share many ideas and opinions. What they don’t share, writes one historian, is the label ‘liberal.’
A spatial analysis of India’s election results shows a unique geographical footprint of the BJP vote and how its recent progression follows obvious geographic patterns.
The number of candidates in presidential primaries has skyrocketed since the 2016 election. Divisions inside political parties and easy ways for candidates to raise money are among the reasons why.