Congress can learn a lot from state legislatures.
A new study reveals the downsides of running a city.
From weak state parties to regional differences, we look at why these states are defying demographics.
The option is spreading at a time of heightened fear of foreign interference in U.S. elections. It has been used in a few local elections and will be available to some voters in the 2020 presidential caucuses.
Democratic socialist candidates have won seats this year in Chicago, Denver and Philadelphia. More are likely to join them.
Why are some lawmakers calling each other ‘bastards’ and ‘bat shit crazy’? Because governors in a dozen states now face legislatures controlled by the other party. While some can reach compromises, policy fights and angry words are common.
Hacking isn't the only problem. Misinformation campaigns and the refusal of politicians to admit defeat all serve to undermine voter confidence. Now, states need to anticipate new threats.
Democrats scored gains in numerous once-Republican suburbs in state and local races Tuesday, most notably in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Republican strategists are nervous about that trend continuing into 2020.
Improving election system security requires more than technical solutions. It also requires the funding, trained workforce, and public acknowledgment necessary to ensure the commitment needed to conduct fair elections.
Tension between downtowns and neighborhoods isn’t going to go away.
Expanding the definition of “election systems” to include all of the primary and secondary interfaces to voter registration databases can also expand the number of funding sources available for the acquisition of tools and services to protect these interfaces.