Many experienced reduced sleep quality, higher stress, negative emotions, and more alcohol during the 2020 election period.
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More Black Women Run For Office, But A Ceiling Remains
Significant hurdles await Rep. Barbara Lee as she hits the campaign trial for a senate seat in California, a race expected to be competitive.
10 Ways Citizens United Is Damaging Our Democracy
“Protecting democracy” was the top issue listed by voters as an “extremely important” reason they decided to vote in the 2022 election.
Risks Ahead In SCOTUS ‘Independent State Legislature Theory’ Case
The Supreme Court’s Dec. 7 argument in Moore v. Harper offered some encouraging signs it would back the “independent state legislature theory”.
Study Examines Influence Of Secret Donors In US Politics
How dark money is influencing who controls Washington is one of the controversial issues raised by the rise in dark money.
Ohio Voters Will Need Photo ID For In-Person Voting
Ohio – Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday signed a bill that will require Ohio voters to show a photo ID when voting in person…
COVID-19 And Voter Turnout In The 2020 Election
COVID-death rates depressed turnout somewhat from 2016 levels, contributed to increased use of mail and early-in-person voting.
Big Cities In Swing States Saw Declines In Midterm Voting
Big cities faltered this year in producing the large vote totals that Democrats have traditionally relied on for election wins in many states.
Georgia’s Racial Turnout Gap Grew In 2022
Despite high voter turnout in last month’s election, the racial turnout gap was larger than any point in the past decade.
Arizona Ballot Measure To Require Disclosure For Political Spending Wins
Voters pulled back the curtain on unknown campaign spending, approved ballot that requires public exposure of big-dollar donors.