It took a false election controversy to persuade Mississippi politicians and election officials of the real possibility of a rigged election, ironic.
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Broadcast advertising may determine the winner in at least some contests, influencing government composition and policy direction.
The pandemic helped improve access, but new barriers in states like Wisconsin are rolling back gains for thousands of voters with disabilities
Voting machine upgrades… in several states have gained new urgency amid a flood of right-wing election lies, but there are challenges.
Is there any way for minority parties to compete in lopsided states? This year, there appears to be a demand for alternatives.
Michigan’s new redistricting has made it a battleground. Several members of Congress want to run where districts have been redrawn.
Washington Post columnist Henry Olsen calls on Congress to find a bipartisan accord to abolish gerrymandering, offering three options.
Republican leaders and candidates are increasingly claiming without basis that illegal immigrants are gaining access to the ballot box.
When a candidate takes office without a majority vote the question is whether the outcome could be different if narrowed to two frontrunners.
Using social media to directly reply to queries, polling location mistakes, or false claims might help to quickly stamp out viral misinformation.