After being controlled by the federal government for over a century, could Puerto Rico be on a path to statehood?
The Election Assistance Commission's executive director allowed two of the four commissioners to work outside the Washington, D.C., area and agreed to pick up the costs of their travel to and from the office.
The national election in Guatemala likely marked the bitter end to what was once the most hopeful anti-corruption movement in the hemisphere.
Algerian security forces use a water canon to disperse students taking part in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers on April 9th, 2019.
The authoritarian leader attempted to turn recent local elections into a referendum about national security. The results suggest his tactics did not work.
Comoros Gendarmerie officers disperse opposition supporters in the city of Moroni on March 25th, 2019.
Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha visits the construction site for the Bang Sue Central Station, the site of Bangkok's new railway transport hub, on March 20th, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand.
H.R. 1 would transfer the power to draw congressional districts from state legislatures to independent, non-partisan commissions.
Bills introduced in California and Oregon are the latest in an ongoing movement to enfranchise more young people.
The alleged fraud took place behind the scenes: the work of election officers, not individual voters.
New research finds that liberals' confidence in government is not affected by the party affiliation of the president. That's not true of the right.
Residents flock to a local polling precinct to cast their votes on February 6th, 2019, in Tubod, Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines.
It's the conditions of the economy, the popularity of the incumbent party, and the state of foreign relations that really affect a presidential nominee's chances—not their race or gender.
If the election results are accurate, this could be the DRC's first democratic transfer of power since the country gained independence from Belgium in 1960.
The Supreme Court has never ruled that a gerrymandered map was unconstitutional, and it has so far punted on any opportunities to do so.
Security forces fire tear gas into a crowd of supporters of Madagascan presidential candidate Marc Ravalomanana, breaking up a demonstration against the country's election results on January 2nd, 2019, in Antananarivo.
Supporters of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Union for Democracy and Social Progress party demonstrate outside the party headquarters in Kinshasa on December 20th, 2018, to protest against the postponed elections.
The vote is one of the central ways democracies give people a voice in their government.
Nearly two weeks after Election Day, we still don't know who will join the historic 116th Congress in every district.
Attorneys oversee the ballot process at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Warehouse on November 15th, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
A Cornell University government scholar warns that false claims of voter fraud have dangerous long-term implications.