New innovations are forcing citizens to revisit some foundational questions of governance about who should be shaping the future of the country.
The 2020 election cycle is already bringing to light the innate conflict in our political system between individualism and policies that benefit entire communities.
Americans are deeply frustrated with how democracy is working in the United States and that could lead to a change in the status quo.
Protests in Sudan continued following President Omar al-Bashir's ouster, after the military dissolved the government and suspended the country's constitution.
Fourteen states have signed a law pledging their electoral votes to the national popular vote winner, regardless of whether that candidate wins the state.
The Conservative British government has rallied behind fracking, but in Lancashire and beyond, locals are pushing back.
A Cornell University government scholar warns that false claims of voter fraud have dangerous long-term implications.
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Bolsonaro's angry, populist campaign rhetoric led many newspapers and public figures worldwide to declare his candidacy a threat to the country's 33-year-old democracy.
The federal government has released data on how states will spend money set aside for election infrastructure. But questions remain about how much it will help secure the 2018 election.
While most of the attention is focused on the growing economic crisis in the country, Recep Erdoğan must deal with another serious problem: democratic dissent.
A second study links use of the social media platform with lower political knowledge.
Prime minister Hun Sen wants it both ways: He wants to claim a democratic mantle but doesn't want to deal with the pesky competition that comes with a genuine election.
If liberal-democratic countries don't do more to challenge trends toward authoritarian Web practices, the reigning view of the Internet may soon become far more restrictive.
Vladimir Putin has created a non-democratic model that leveraged the failures of previous attempts at democracy in its ascent to dominance.
Voters mostly stayed home for the country's first elections in nearly a decade, and in the end, the same families remained in power.
The night before the election results were announced, opposition leader Raila Odinga was in the lead. But when Kenyans woke up the next morning, the election had unexpectedly flipped in favor of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki.