Republican politicians in Arkansas were seething three years ago over progressive initiatives that legalized medical marijuana and increased minimum wage.
Republicans articles on Democracy Chronicles
Founded by anti-slavery activists, there have been 18 presidents who were Republicans in U.S. history, the first being Abraham Lincoln. Today the party is considered a conservative party. Also see our articles on the Democrats, the conservative leaning Tea Party, and our Third Party Central section.
The Next House Majority Could Be Decided In The Courts
Despite state court warnings, Republicans plan to move forward with gerrymandering, despite the possibility of a judge stopping them.
Trump Calls For Election Of Principals By School Parents
Former President Donald Trump launched a fired-up culture war… at American classrooms, calling… for certification of “patriotic teachers.
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.
DeSantis Battles Trump in Florida Steel Cage Match
We take you now to the much-anticipated DeSantis-Trump steel cage match, in which “DeSanctimonious” has promised to “kick Trump’s ass.”
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.
Republican Assault On Citizen-Led Ballot Initiatives
America has used ballot initiatives to implement direct democracy. However, it is increasingly under attack from Republicans nationwide.
A Hidden New Threat to U.S. Elections
Some Republican-led counties are refusing to certify election results, which, if it spreads, could destabilize American democracy.
How Redistricting Gives Republicans New Political Power
In this year’s midterm elections, Republicans are expected to take control of the House, and redistricting has given them a leg up.
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.