Voter turnout in Utah vaulted from 45th in the country to 13th in the course of four years, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Voter Turnout articles on Democracy Chronicles
Voter turnout is about the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election and can be based on who is eligible to vote, something that varies by country. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on Voter Suppression or Voter Access.
Democrats in the state Senate are taking another step towards making it easier for New Yorkers to vote after passing a series of sweeping voter reforms.
We do everything online from sharing baby pictures (eating first carrots!) to finding our dream vacation, to banking. We want voting to be just as easy.
In Australia in 2016, about 87 percent of voting-age people participated in the nation’s federal election, or 91 percent of enrolled voters.
Marijuana revved up voter interest last year, new election policies made it easier for people to cast ballots, leading to nation’s biggest jump in midterm.
New York, the epicenter of the #Resistance that, until passing reforms in January, was one of the worst states in the country for voter registration.
To identify the effects of televised political comedy on the 2016 presidential election, we leverage the change in hosts of two popular shows.
Hawaii is likely to move to elections conducted almost entirely by mail as soon as 2020 after a conference committee of state legislators voted.
E.J. Dionne has the unique perspective of studying the horse race and the big picture of American politics. I talked with him about the relationship between partisan politics and democracy.
Tribes denounce North Dakota identification law that led to poor access to discrimination by poll workers and unfair identification requirements.