Florida's Governor Limits the Voting Rights of Former Felons
The legislation, which disproportionately affects black voters, will prevent hundreds of thousands of citizens from voting.
The Democratic Primary Field Is Not as Wide Open as It Seems
By looking at which campaigns experienced staffers choose to work for, one can see which candidates the party is seriously signaling as potential nominees.
Why Is the GOP 'Losing With Women'? Leading Female Republicans Talk About How to Get More Votes.
A dispatch from the Southern Republican Leadership Conference.
Rural Voters Remain Reluctant to Vote for Female Candidates
Research finds voters in these heavily Republican areas are less likely to support obscure office-seekers with feminine-sounding names.
Viewfinder: Polling Stations for General Elections in Sierra Leone
A man casts his ballot for the general elections, on March 7th, 2018, at a polling station in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Assessing the Vulnerable State of America's Voting Machines
Local election administrators across the country face new problems and threats. But their budgets for new voting equipment remain inadequate.
Young Americans Are Opting Out of Politics, but Not Because They’re Cynical
Here’s why this isn’t as good as it seems.
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About State Politics
Hispanics are—and will continue to be—significantly underrepresented, open primaries attract more extreme voters, and other lessons from the 14th annual State Politics and Policy Conference.
Inconclusive Results: Obama's Not-So-Big Data
After the last presidential election, wide-eyed pundits hailed a brave new era of political campaigning, crediting Obama's victory to his team's wizardry with data. The hype was premature. Here's what the story of 2012 really means for the future of politics.