Sean Bergan has witnessed the turbulent confluence of a heated presidential race and the free-wheeling world of social media.
Uncontested elections at 10-year high: Redistricting and uncertain electoral environment limit two-party contests
(Phys.org)—Uncontested races for the nation's state legislative seats have hit a 10-year high, according to a new study by researchers at the College of William & Mary.
Gains in voting-machine technologies could be cancelled out by errors introduced through mail and Internet voting
When it comes to the integrity and accuracy of voting systems in the United States, the good news is that widespread technological upgrades have largely eliminated the voting-machine problems that were so evident when Florida's ...
(Phys.org)—Every four years, the differences between the U.S. political parties are thrown into sharp relief, thanks to presidential elections. A study of three decades of voter choice has shown that while the influence ...
(Phys.org)—The large Latino electorate is expected to play a key role in this year's presidential election, but so will the influence of Latinos who don't have U.S. voting rights, says a Purdue University political science ...
(Phys.org)—An update to an election forecasting model announced by two University of Colorado professors in August continues to project that Mitt Romney will win the 2012 presidential election.
YouTube has announced it will stream the three debates between US President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, along with the vice presidential debate.
(AP)—China has launched a second satellite built for Venezuela's government.
In the nasty world of US politics, voters want to know: who is behind some of the ads they see on TV. Now, there's an app for that.
(AP)—Mexican hackers have taken over more than a dozen websites belonging to political parties and local governments and posted a message criticizing the government on the nation's Independence Day.