While many may dread campaign season because of pervasiveness of negative political advertising, a new study has found that negative political advertising actually works, but perhaps not in the way that many may assume.
In the controversy surrounding Cambridge Analytica—the political consulting firm that worked for Donald Trump's campaign—and Facebook, concerns about foreign governments interfering in U.S. elections and privacy violations ...
Are voters in new democracies so disenchanted with the political process that more and more are staying away from the polls?
Most Americans—even average Democrats—do not accept the argument that voter identification laws can suppress voter turnout, according to a new study that includes a University of Kansas professor.
Since becoming law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been used by political parties in attempts to mobilize voters. In a new study, Jake Haselswerdt, assistant professor of political science and public affairs at the University ...
Donald Trump derided the use of data and technology tools for his presidential campaign—but those techniques might well have propelled him to victory.
A new study released Thursday by researchers at Portland State University—part of its Who Votes for Mayor project—detail the shockingly low voter turnout that is now typical in elections for mayor across the United States. ...
Facebook was in hot water this May over allegations of a liberal bias in its "Trending" topics feature.
Research published today by Dr Stephan Heblich of the University of Bristol shows that during the initial phase of the internet, a "crowding-out" of political information occurred, which has affected voter turnout.
Google is pulling another lever on its influential search engine in an effort to boost voter turnout in November's U.S. presidential election.