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Watching the New York State government in Albany is like watching a car crash into a wall in slow motion.
Rahm Emanuel is in trouble. His re-election as Mayor of Chicago is no longer a lock.
As we approach the midterm elections, many analysts are suggesting that our usually low midterm turnout — averaging abo
In 2008, as the state of Missouri was poised to adopt a constitutional amendment to require documentary proof of citizenship
Voter ID laws are back in the news once again, with two new opinions from the Wisconsin Supreme Court late last week dealing
The whispers are traveling around progressive circles from Atlanta to Washington: Georgia might go blue by 2020 or even 20
Rosanell Eaton, age 92, was one of the first African-Americans to vote in North Carolina — even as the state tried its
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is facing what may be his second major defeat in as many weeks.
“Florida Lawmakers Approve Overhaul of State’s Problem-Ridden Voting Process” (news article, May 4) paints a sunny pict
FairVote’s Monopoly Politics 2012 report, published in July 2012, projected the outcomes of over 75 percen
Monday evening is the second of four debates between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown for a Massachusetts Senate seat that co
In the space of two weeks, two different courts have come to two different results in evaluating the legality of two similar
Professor Michael Malbin participates in a panel discussing Citizens United, the effectiveness of increased spending on elect
Lawrence Norden discusses new voting laws in 19 states could keep millions of Americans from voting for president in November
At this point in a closely fought presidential campaign, pundits and pollsters are checking their guts and sifting through
I have been asked by attorneys for petitioners in this case to offer an opinion as to whether photo
“Voter ID, which is going to allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania — Done”
In that single
Instead of making elections mandatory, we should make them more competitive.
Judith Brown Dianis discusses the state of Florida’s move to purge names off their voter rolls on Politics Nation, June 14t
What are the Koch Brothers role in Florida’s war on voting – and will Gov.
Local election administrators form the front line in protecting voters from disenfranchisement.
Florida does not have a good track record with voter purges.
Pamela Smith presents introductory remarks for “Is America Ready to Vote On the Internet? Concerns for National Security”
New York’s presidential primary will take place too late to influence who becomes the Republican nominee, but state re
Last spring, Florida made some changes to its election law.
Ms. Weiser discusses Voter ID Laws and the moves by 2 Wisconsin judges and the U.S.
The 2011 holiday season brought plenty of election-related tidings, of comfort and joy to some and consternation to others.
Last week, Paul Schurick, the campaign manager for former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, was convicted of two counts of
Lawrence Norden discusses the voting law changes that are currently taking place in many states throughout the U.S.
One year out from the 2012 election and new quantitative and qualitative research makes it very clear — next year will
On Monday, the state Legislature passed Gov.
With ballooning deficits and substantial unemployment among the urgent problems confronting the states, many state legislatur
Every election year, politicians and citizen activists charge that voter fraud permeates the system.
Keesha Gaskins discusses the relationship between voting and the social contract at a Movement Building Session at Headwaters
Karl Rove has lately been broadcasting the importance of downballot elections in places with names like Brushy Creek.
Just in time for the new year and new legislative sessions, the voter identification and proof-of-citizenship trains have res
Latinos in Port Chester, New York, have a new and exciting opportunity to make their voices heard.
Elections in Ohio can produce controversy that is sometimes corrosive to the public’s perception of the integrity of ou
Rob Richie discusses flaws in our voting system on Real News, November 11th, 2008.
THROUGHOUT this election season, Americans have used the extraordinary capacity of digital technologies to capture and respon
Pamela Smith discusses transparency in elections at the Post Election Audit Summit sponsored by The American Statistical Soci