Fyodor Dostoevsky once said in regards to prisons that you can tell a lot about a society by its response to epidemics of infectious disease.
President Woodrow Wilson was lukewarm towards suffrage but won re-election. This led suffragists to increase activism in view of the 1920 elections.
The coronavirus is having varying impact on elections. One way this is happening is that it is making voter registration more difficult ahead of 2020 polls.
The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered campuses from coast to coast threatening the long-anticipated momentum of students in the 2020 elections.
In Australia, Queensland’s top officials say you are more at risk of contracting the coronavirus in the supermarket aisle than the polling booth.
Threats to voting infrastructure have been core concern since 2020. Amid coronavirus, experts are still more and more in favour of a return to paper ballots
Coronavirus may significantly modify voting methods and it is possible that these changes will not be restricted to the 2020 elections.
Voting by mail in the November presidential election remains a possibility as long as coronavirus continues making in-person voting virtually impossible.
Election officials in states with restrictive absentee requirements are looking for ways to allow as many voters as possible to use absentee ballots.
The Chair of the EED says pro-democracy protests in countries like Algeria, Lebanon are a powerful message to Europe in a time of moral crisis.