The week before the general election, UNM Political Science Associate Professor Mike Rocca presented a primer on campaign financing and a troubling change in the way political campaigns are being financed with dark money.
Are the political parties really all that different from one another? Can politicians rig the vote in their favor by filling in their own profiles on the voting recommendation website "smartvote"? Two EPFL PhD students applied ...
Brazil's globally significant ecosystems could be exposed to mining and dams if proposals currently being debated by the Brazilian Congress go ahead, according to researchers publishing in the journal Science this week.
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society congratulates the two winners of the HFES 2014 Voting Design Competition: corporate winter Intuitive Company and academic winner Georgia Tech Student Chapter. The winners, along with ...
A University of Florida researcher's desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.
Hackers attacked Ukraine's election commission website Saturday on the eve of parliamentary polls, officials said, but they denied Russian reports that the vote counting system itself had been put out of action.
Lawmakers in France, the world's most nuclear-dependent country, on Friday voted to cut reliance on the energy source from more than 75 percent to 50 percent within a decade.
Brazil's elections Sunday inspired 346 million comments, conversations and other exchanges on Facebook, going on record as the most talked about in the social network's history.
"Scottish independence: polls show it's too close to call."
Why do people vote the way they do? We think we're voting on policy and values but how much are we influenced by simple things like a candidate's appearance?