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As Automatic Voter Registration Spreads, How Will It Impact Turnout?

Alaska is deciding whether to adopt the idea as the state that did first sees how many more people it brings to the polls.

Why's It So Hard to Connect Health to Social Factors?

One of the goals of President Obama's signature health reform is to focus more on population health, but the programs are off to a slow start.

How State Elections Could Affect Road Funding

The victors in down-ballot races could determine what approaches states take toward fixing up rundown roads and infrastructure in the years to come.

Are Voter ID Laws Dead? That Depends.

Judges are starting to strike down the laws, calling them racist. But their survival depends on the outcome of the November election.

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