Three governorships and control of a critical statehouse are up for grabs.
COMMENTARY | Mississippi is facing its first close gubernatorial election since 1999.
Despite record numbers of women serving in Congress, women remain a minority at the local, state and federal levels of government, according to data released this week.
Striking teachers and support staff pose for a group shot
A group of local officials is developing a platform of issues they want to see discussed during the race.
In Seattle, Amazon has spent over a million dollars trying to get pro-business candidates elected to the city council.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris proposes requiring states that have a history of restricting abortion to submit new laws for federal approval before they can go into effect.
Across the country, members of the Democratic Socialists of America have been elected to city councils running on platforms that reject capitalism and promote working class interests.
Proponents say ranked choice voting could lessen polarization and make third party options more viable.
Democrats want to make voting more inclusive. In Iowa, they’re struggling.
State lawmakers are increasingly focused on deceptively edited videos, a pervasive technology that advocates say has the potential to disrupt elections. But are bans constitutional?
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Montana’s attorney general is reviewing the decision to see if an appeal is possible, or if lawmakers will need to take action.
Bernie Sanders released a massive plan for a Green New Deal this week. What’s the point of all these climate plans?
Maebe A. Girl, the self-described “larger-than-life” candidate, is challenging one of the current stars of the Democratic party.
But the state will need to put a backup system in place for the 2020 presidential primaries in case new voting machines are not ready by March.
Republicans tightened laws in a few key states. Democrats, meanwhile, opened access.
Some voters in Provo and other Utah County cities will be able to cast ballots on a blockchain-powered mobile app in a pilot program for the August election.
In Washington D.C., an attempt to recall a city council member shows how difficult it is to organize this kind of campaign at a local level.
Angry conservatives are pushing for recall elections to yank Democrats out of office.
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