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 Constitution doesn't bar non-citizens from voting, but when San Francisco opened up school elections to all residents, a conservative firestorm followed.
New innovations are forcing citizens to revisit some foundational questions of governance about who should be shaping the future of the country.
The breach of two Florida election systems during the 2016 elections are a lesson in how not to handle election interference by foreign governments.
The concerns were echoed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose office offered $75 million to help pay for 100 more early voting sites.
In November, voters passed an amendment restoring the right to vote for those convicted of a felony, but new legislation could diminish its potential impact.
It all began with an ethics complaint.
We get upset when politicians from the other party act in ways that defy our moral values. When someone from our own party does it, we're not always so concerned.
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.
Residents flock to a local polling precinct to cast their votes on February 6th, 2019, in Tubod, Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines.
New research in Los Angeles shows that people support expanded transit options based on party affiliation and frustration with congestion—but not to ride it themselves.
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.
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.
Ballot measures are unique in that there's no clear signal telling voters what party each issue is aligned with.
Attorneys oversee the ballot process at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Warehouse on November 15th, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
The five boroughs saw unusually high precipitation on Tuesday, with nearly 100 percent humidity, as New Yorkers trudged through the rain to cast their ballots.