Researchers use new statistical method to show fraudulent voting in Russian election
Convenient Election Day voting centers can improve voter turnout: study
The convenience of Election Day voting centers can increase voter turnout, according to a new paper by political scientists Robert Stein of Rice University and Greg Vonnahme of the University of Alabama.
Alleged robo-calling may have significantly impacted voting
In a new paper, a Simon Fraser University economist finds that robo-calling, if the phenomenon did occur, could have significantly influenced voter turnout and ballot results in the last federal election. ...
Internet campaigns step up before Canada poll
Canada's election campaign has unleashed a flurry of online, youth-led political activity showing no signs of abating before national polls on Monday.
The role of genes in political behavior
Politics and genetics have traditionally been considered non-overlapping fields, but over the past decade it has become clear that genes can influence political behavior, according to a review published online August 27th ...
Facebook to adopt new rules despite vote shortfall
(AP) -- Facebook will adopt new rules governing the social network even though a vote fell well short of a minimum threshold.
Black mayoral candidates win close elections in the South, pointing to importance of voter mobilization
It wasn't until 1967 – the peak of the Civil Rights Movement – that an African-American was elected mayor of a large U.S. city. The interracial mayoral races that followed were often heated, involving high voter turnout ...