The former hedge fund manager will likely face scrutiny over his massive wealth and previous business dealings.
Administrator at California's Southwestern College tried to use government transparency law on journalists.
State legislatures and Congress can (and probably should) take steps to limit partisan gerrymandering. This was never an issue for the courts to settle.
Thanks to the Citizens United decision, the streaming service can play it whenever and wherever it wants.
Censoring politicians' racist, sexist, and abhorrent behavior on social media does a big favor to racist, sexist, and abhorrent politicians.
Though not as hotly contested as the U.S. Senate race, Florida's gubernatorial race has a clear winner.
Florida's Senate race is far from over.
But a few of Tuesday's big races indicate he did more harm than good.
You certainly didn't ask to see these three again on a presidential debate stage.
Plus, a Gary Johnson honorable mention.
Love Ranch, a brothel owned by Nevada Assembly candidate Dennis Hof, loses their brothel license.
Like so many other states, age laws in Vermont are showing themselves to be disproportionate.
Two 11-year-olds hacked into a replica of Florida's election website. Should we be alarmed?
"I'm thinking about it."
But once again, California voters will get a choice between two Democrats for the Senate in November.
Canadian columnist Marcus Gee has an excellent article on how political ignorance exacerbates the challenges of voting for a lesser evil. But the problem is in some ways even worse than he suggests. At the same time, there is much we can do to improve the quality of our decisions.
Democrat Conor Lamb declared victory this morning, but he leads Republican Rick Saccone by just 500 votes. Libertarian Drew Miller got more than 1,300.
Is Edgar Martinez the Gary Johnson of baseball? No, but his inevitable election to Cooperstown can teach us something useful about politics.
The two-party system continues playing Whac-a-Mole with instant runoff voting
The defeated Senate candidate's refusal to concede is no more preposterous than the claim that the president actually won the popular vote.
A recent Virginia election decided by one vote has given new life to the mantra that "every vote counts." But the chance of a single vote making a difference remains extraordinarily low, and this reality incentivizes voters to be ignorant and biased.
The president wants the Alabama loser to concede. But using Trump's own (fake) voter-fraud math, he shouldn't.
No one earns a mandate by merely being less awful than the other guy.
Final tally: 49.9 to 48.4 percent.
Reason Podcast tackles tax reform, Trump's Roy Moore endorsement, the Flynn flip, and more
It's time to put the myth of electoral bias out of its misery.
When Democrats spend more and win, the campaign finance advantage doesn't come up as often.
Danica Roem makes history by getting elected to the House of Delegates.
The technology promises to be a secure and efficient way of confirming voter ID.
The Supreme Court to decide if gerrymandering is unconstitutional
Constitutional concerns with voter-approved changes that benefit third-party candidates
Californians would be better equipped to govern themselves fairly.
Looking for lessons in an earlier explosion
Anti-Immigration, Pro-Big Government National Front's Le Pen Inching Up in Polls—At 44 Percent in Run-off Match-up
Both her center-left and center-right opponents are campaigning on much needed labor reforms, as well as tax and spending cuts, not popular with Socialists.
Virginia chooses a governor in 2017.
States threaten criminal action, but federal judges have dim view of bans.
Proposition could boost election chances for third-party candidates in some cases.
The Prisoner celebrates an anniversary.