The governor has sympathies for changes in governance; he’s deeply familiar with democratic innovation. But will he actually take on democratic reform?
Democrats articles on Democracy Chronicles
Basically the Democrats are the leftist and centrist party. Notably, the Democrats are the oldest political party still in existence in the United States and probably the oldest political party in the world. Also see our articles on Republicans, Independent Politicians and our Third Party Central section.
In California Politics, You Must Find Your Inner Terminator
To protect ballot initiatives from continuous opposition, one needs robust endurance and tenacity akin to Schwarzenegger’s.
Major Party Share Of Registration Declines Again
Recent figures on registration by party show that the share of voters registered in minor parties and as independents has hit a new high.
96% Of U.S. House Races Won By The Biggest Spender
96% of House races called so far have been won by the biggest spender. To control the House, the GOP only need to flip six seats.
Most See Their Own Party’s Falsehoods As More Acceptable
The study on partisan biases has significance for understanding the hyperpolarized political environment in the United States today.
The Doom Spiral of Pernicious Polarization
The 2020 elections exposed America as a democracy perhaps more dangerously divided than any other wealthy democratic state.
Where Megadonors Are Spending Big to Shape The Democratic Party
Even though Democrats are practically certain to lose their majority in the House, their primaries are attracting record sums of money.
A Rational Two-Party System?
Partisan primaries followed by a plurality-winner general election is a sensible way for an electorate to make a clear policy choice?
PODCAST: Ro Khanna On Dignity And Democracy
Representative Ro Khanna represents Silicon Valley in Congress and addresses the question of dignity in his new book, Dignity in the Digital Age.
The Internal Fragmentation of Both Political Parties
The United States right now has four political parties stuffed into a two-party system – and that’s increasingly a big problem for the country.