State and Local Elections Coverage

The Week in Politics: Top Officials at Risk and Unresolved 2016 Election Maps

The most important election news and political dynamics at the state and local levels.

What Would Happen If America Made Voting Mandatory?

Dozens of other countries force their citizens to participate in elections.

Rating the 2016 Governors’ Races

Eight of the 12 states with elections this year could soon have a new party in power.