How Ignorance Of History Feeds Demagogues Who Hate The Constitution
Americans in 1913 showed by their votes they had forgotten the purpose of the Framers’ design for the Senate. We've done even worse.
Obama Orders Review of Election Hacking as New Report Points to Russian Meddling
President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling...
Highest Paid U.S. Governors
While many U.S. governors are bringing home six figures, others receive significantly less pay. We rank the 21 highest paid governors in 2014.
Ireland Becomes First Country To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage By Popular Vote
Irish voters have decisively voted in favour of marriage equality, making Ireland the first country to do so through the ballot box. Only one of the 43 constituencies voted against the proposal – Rosc...
The art of the political wager: how to make money betting on the general election
The only certainty about this year's election is that it will break all previous betting records. So who should you be placing your money on?
By-election
A by-election (also spelled as "bye-election"), also known as a special election, is an election held to fill a political office that has become vacant between general elections.Usually, a by-election...
General elections
A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are chosen. The term is usually used to refer to elections held for a nation's primary legislative body, as dis...
Governor
A governor is, in most cases, an individual public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state. In f...
Non-partisan elections
In political science, nonpartisanism is a lack of affiliation with a political party.Some organizations claiming to be nonpartisan are truly such; others, particularly in the USA, are nominally nonpar...
Presidential election
A presidential election is the election of any head of state whose official title is President.
The President of Albania is elected by the Assembly of Albania who are elected by the Albanian publi...
Recall election
A recall election (also called a recall referendum or representative recall) is a procedure by which voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before his or her term has...
Recall election - Wikipedia
Referendum
A referendum (in some countries synonymous with plebiscite — or a vote on a ballot question) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to vote on a particular proposal. This may result i...
Snap election
A snap election is an election called earlier than expected.Generally it refers to an election in a parliamentary system called when not required (either by law or convention), usually to capitalize o...
How Ignorance Of History Feeds Demagogues Who Hate The Constitution
Americans in 1913 showed by their votes they had forgotten the purpose of the Framers’ design for the Senate. We've done even worse.
Obama Orders Review of Election Hacking as New Report Points to Russian Meddling
President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling...
Ireland Becomes First Country To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage By Popular Vote
Irish voters have decisively voted in favour of marriage equality, making Ireland the first country to do so through the ballot box. Only one of the 43 constituencies voted against the proposal – Rosc...
The art of the political wager: how to make money betting on the general election
The only certainty about this year's election is that it will break all previous betting records. So who should you be placing your money on?