Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source—even if their individual feeds bore little resemblance to each other's.
Elections and referendums may be decided by the emotional well-being of voters, new research from the University of Warwick suggests. Led by researchers from Warwick's Department of Economics the study suggests that elections ...
Donald Trump derided the use of data and technology tools for his presidential campaign—but those techniques might well have propelled him to victory.
With less than a week to go before American voters are asked to choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in arguably the most important US presidential election in a generation, scientists and psychologists are shedding ...
The nomination of the first woman presidential candidate by a major party has shattered some gender barriers, while at the same time reinforced certain stereotypes and double standards that still exist for women.
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. ...
"Rigged" election rhetoric in the headlines aims to cast doubt about the security of the American voting system; however, people have a sense of whether a voting system is secure, according to new research from Rice University.
Facebook was in hot water this May over allegations of a liberal bias in its "Trending" topics feature.
The US homeland security chief said Friday authorities have confidence in the integrity of electoral systems despite growing cybersecurity threats.
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.