Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections

State Labs

Congress can learn a lot from state legislatures.

By Daniel C. Vock  |  September 1, 2019
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Politics & Elections

Mayors Are Harassed and Threatened, But Just How Often?

A new study reveals the downsides of running a city.

By Mike Maciag  |  September 1, 2019
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7 States Where Demographics Haven't Determined Their Political Destiny -- Yet

From weak state parties to regional differences, we look at why these states are defying demographics.

By Louis Jacobson  |  August 19, 2019
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Voting by Phone Is Convenient, But Is It Too Risky?

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.

By Caroline Cournoyer  |  August 7, 2019
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Socialism Goes Local: DSA Candidates Are Winning in Big Cities

Democratic socialist candidates have won seats this year in Chicago, Denver and Philadelphia. More are likely to join them.

By Alan Greenblatt  |  July 24, 2019
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