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.
The threat of foreign interference in U.S. elections remains, so the federal government must help state and local officials shore up defenses, according to a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice.
Election technology companies design voting machines. But are they secure?
‘It’s the worst year for hostility to minor parties and independent candidates since 1971.’
Reformers are likely to focus on independent commissions and transparency efforts to overhaul partisan gerrymandering before maps are redrawn in 2021.
Experts say paper ballots are the way to go, but pushed back against efforts to federalize elections.
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The National Governors Association-sponsored policy academy will help officials from Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia devise communications and response plans to deploy if their election systems come under attack.
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