Political Islamophobia may look differently online than in person

Islamophobia was rampant on social media during the midterm elections, but researchers say future Muslim candidates running for office should know that the hatred they see online may be different than what they experience ...

Exclusive analysis: College student voting doubled in 2018

College-student voting rates in the 2018 midterm elections doubled compared to the 2014 midterms, marking a watershed election year for student voter turnout, according to a report today from the Institute for Democracy & ...

How sex and gender influence how we vote

Leading up to the recent midterm elections in the United States, pundits predicted women voters and candidates would alter the race.

Ride-share companies embrace election frenzy

Ride-share companies are capitalizing on voter enthusiasm ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections by offering free or discounted rides to the polls in shared cars, bikes and scooters.

Social media's misinformation battle: No winners, so far

Facebook and other social platforms have been fighting online misinformation and hate speech for two years. With the U.S. midterm elections just a few days away, there are signs that they're making some headway, although ...

Can maths solve the fake news voting conundrum?

With the American midterm elections around the corner, rumours of a UK general election in the winter, and a potential second referendum on Brexit, mathematicians from the University of Surrey and AXA Switzerland have produced ...

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