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Election Science articles
This election science section highlights important research in political science as it relates to democracy, the ultimate invention in political science. Technology and science have played a major role in democratic history and this section seeks to constantly reexamine the important ideas behind it all. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
A unique mathematical model has been developed by two economics professors that shines new light on representative politics in a refreshing way.
Biases toward female politicians remain real in America. The Woodrow Wilson Center held a program to examine these public biases and the effect they have.
A male chimpanzee can only win the right to be leader of his community if he gains popular support. If chimps can be this organized, what is to be said of humans? Are we doing any better?
Democracy is not unique to human societies. Democratic practices are tightly woven into the very fabric of nature and guide the behavior of several animal species including the humble honeybee.
The amazing research news website Science Daily had a fascinating post about a new study linking support for democracy to acceptance of climate change science.
Results from the 62 countries showed that countries categorized as Social Democratic and Liberal had better oral healthcare than did Dictatorial regimes.
Study titled “Geography, Uncertainty, and Polarization” has some revealing insight into American political polarization
The connection between term limits and conflict reflects the source of political violence in Africa
Shining light on the power of political persuasion as it relates to the debate on climate science in American politics