When registered voters who move get help reregistering to vote in their new locations, they are more likely to cast a ballot at the next election.
It’s Election Day, you go to vote – and you’re told you’re not registered or you’re not eligible to vote. A civil rights lawyer provides a guide so voters can know their rights to cast a ballot.
Every citizen has the right to vote. But various characteristics and legal requirements affect how likely any one person is to actually cast a ballot.
The number of immigrant voters is on the rise – and research shows that for young immigrants, social media is where they are primarily wading into politics.
When election officials share voting information on social media, voters benefit – and so does democracy.
When people fail to exercise their right to vote, it increases the likelihood of political extremism and the pursuit of narrow interests.
Have these officials used their authority to interfere with America’s democratic process?
Voting rights are the subject of intense conflict between Democrats and Republicans. Does the degree of political outrage match the threat to voting rights?
Russian agents reportedly placed malware in U.S. voter registration systems in 2016 and are actively interfering in the 2020 election. Here’s the state of election cybersecurity.
Double-check that you’re registered, find out where and when you can vote, make a plan and tell your friends. Set a reminder on your calendar, and make sure you actually vote.
The deadline to register to vote in the 2019 election is November 26. It’s easy and important.
Protecting democracy requires more than just technical solutions. It includes education, critical thinking and members of society working together to agree on problems and find solutions.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn’t very difficult, nor expensive.
Not all who register vote. Research shows factors like timing and major tragic events can influence who, in the end, makes it out to the polls.
In a political environment where voters are increasingly attuned to instances of polling malpractice, African states are grudgingly adopting technology as a barrier to election fraud.
As Election Day approaches, candidates in races across the country will be doing everything they can to get out the vote – including turning to behavioral science.
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About 49 million young people are eligible to vote, representing a major potential political force. So, what can universities do to increase their turnout?
Who gets to vote? As Campaign 2016 looms, Democrats and Republicans are clashing on just who gets to exercise this fundamental right in a democracy.