Two 11-year-olds hacked into a replica of Florida’s election website. Should we be alarmed?
Incarcerated prisoners are counted where they're jailed for representation purposes, even though they usually cannot vote.
State’s experiment in a different style of voting to continue.
Katherine Mangu-Ward talks about politics, culture, and
Reason's next 50 years.
Voting on the blockchain could end worries about voter fraud and election hacking.
Voters participate in first use of a candidate rating system for state races in the U.S.
Golden Gate City voters ranked their choices for top office. And now the outcome is getting a little messy.
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.
Economist Dambisa Moyo is right to worry about the dangers of political ignorance. But her proposed solution for the problem falls short.
He faces a reelection challenge from the left, with Cynthia Nixon running on criminal justice issues like pot legalization.
An obsession with election fraud leads to cruel punishments.
Stanford political scientist Morris Fiorina says it's media and political elites who live in ideological bubbles, not regular Americans.
The two-party system continues playing Whac-a-Mole with instant runoff voting
The President shut down the commission because numerous states refused to turn over voter data, citing concerns about privacy and state sovereignty.
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.
Economics 101 indicates that toll roads can help solve the problem of traffic congestion. But public ignorance often prevents government from acting on this basic insight.
A law signed by Alabama’s Republican governor allows many ex-cons to return to the ballot box.