Google is pulling another lever on its influential search engine in an effort to boost voter turnout in November's U.S. presidential election.
Are black voters more likely to vote for black candidates, regardless of political party affiliation?
When public schools receive failing grades, turnout increases in local school board elections, according to research from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy. However, turnout increases unequally, with very ...
Two new studies show that the tone of a candidate's voice can influence whether he or she wins office.
As the race for the 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential nominations enters the early stages, voters have a large pool of candidates to consider, including 17 declared candidates on the Republican side alone.
Indiana's strict voter identification law may have prevented some elderly citizens from voting in the last two presidential elections, but there's little evidence it kept large numbers of voters from the polls, according ...
When President Barack Obama was first elected in 2008, only two states offered a website where citizens could register to vote.
Voters ages 65 and older are 10-20 times more likely to cast ballots in mayoral elections than 18-to-34-year-olds, according to a new Portland State University (PSU) study of four U.S. cities.
Politics is full of surveys purporting to explain why voters act the way they do. But how can we really pinpoint the factors that explain what happens inside the voting booth?
"Big data" could play a huge role in the 2016 US election, even if Donald Trump doesn't think so.