The 2020 presidential race kicked off in earnest Saturday, first major Democratic Party hopeful to announce her candidacy visited with voters across Iowa.
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The Electoral College is an institution that officially elects the President of the US every four years. Seen by many as radically out of date, the President is not elected directly by the voter but is elected by "electors". Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on proportional representation.
A federal trial began Monday in New York City over challenges to the federal government’s decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
Court temporarily blocked order forcing Commerce Secretary to be questioned this week over decision to add citizenship question to the 2020 census.
On 21 September 2018, Democracy Now! published yet another stunning video about “Fahrenheit 11/9”. Amy Goodman interviewed the filmmaker Michael Moore.
After nearly two years of discussion and debate, Our Revolution members nationwide rejoiced at the passed Democratic National Committee (DNC) reforms.
In November, Californians will not have to decide whether the state should be partitioned
Proposal to divide the state into three separate states has received enough signatures from voters to appear on the ballot
Polls that have consistently shown that a majority of Americans wants to elect the President by popular vote
Do states have the authority to penalize presidential electors and bind their vote to reflect popular will?
At the moment, whoever exceeds 270 electoral votes wins the election even if the candidate loses the popular vote