January 16, 2020 -
With a presidential election season underway, the Trump administration carried out a deadly drone strike in Iraq, killing key Iranian military leaders and stoking fears of another war. What does recent research say about war's impact on elections and voting?
October 22, 2019 -
After numerous colleges and universities were unable to meet the state's onerous requirements for allowing their student IDs to be used for voting, lawmakers tweaked the rules — and schools now face looming deadlines to reapply.
June 27, 2017 -
While much of the country was focused on last week's special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, Democrat Archie Parnell pulled off a 17-point leftward swing in South Carolina's strongly GOP 5th. His near-victory offers insight for the 2018 midterms and raises questions about the kind of candidate who can win in the South.
February 9, 2017 -
This week a U.S. House committee voted to scrap the Election Assistance Commission — the independent government agency that sets security standards for voting machines. It's not the first time the agency created in response to the chaotic 2000 presidential election has been targeted for elimination by Republicans.
November 18, 2016 -
Asian Americans have become the fastest growing racial demographic in this politically divided state and could play a key role in 2016 and future elections.
November 4, 2016 -
Growing in numbers and galvanized by Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric, Latino voters are casting ballots in record numbers across the South this year.