Elections in the United States
The United States is a federation, with elected officials at the federal (national), state and local levels. On a national level, the head of state, the President, is elected indirectly by the people,...
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Donald Trump Is Poised to Win Electoral College
Donald Trump appeared poised to sew up his victory Monday despite opposition groups’ efforts to block his path by persuading members of the Electoral College to snub him.
Pro-Trump electors receive death threats
Electoral college voters cast their ballots on December 19, and some pro-Trump electors are receiving death threats. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.
What will Texas Electoral College voters do?
Will Republican electors in Texas uphold the pledge they signed at the GOP state convention in Dallas?
Donald Trump says he would have won a popular-vote election. And he could be right.
It's perhaps unlikely, but a popular-vote election would have been run very differently.
What Would the Founding Fathers Think of Our Current Presidential Election Process?
Charles R. Kesler and James Ceaser ponder how the Founding Fathers might think of our current Presidential election process in the first part of Kesler's int...
Trump Voter In Texas Arrested Over 'Deplorable' T-shirt
A Donald Trump voter in Texas was arrested Monday for wearing a T-shirt to the polls that mocked Hillary Clinton’s now-famous comment in which she said half of Trump supporters were “a basket of deplo...
WARNING: Early Voters Report Voting Machines Auto Selecting Dem Candidates
Be VERY careful! In North Texas, the Amarillo area, the people showed up to vote early to take advantage of the relatively short lines. But there was a problem.
Guess Who’s Getting That Bank Settlement Cash
Millions of dollars in big-bank settlements—from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America and others—are being channeled to liberal groups like La Raza and the Urba...
The Political Process Isn’t Rigged — It Has Much Bigger Problems
Here’s the truth: Washington is rigged, but not in a literal sense and not in any of the nefarious ways those loud voices are contending. Instead, the blame may lie more with voters than politicians.....
Hillary Clinton Exposed, Movie She Banned From Theaters
Take a look and draw your own conclusions. Things are not always what they seem to be and we know that there is always the element of politics as usual. However when does one draw the line. "And no wo...
DNC Rolls Back Obama Ban On Contributions From Federal Lobbyists
The Democratic National Committee has rolled back restrictions introduced by presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2008 that banned donations from federal lobbyists and political action committees. T...
Election 101: Why Is Iowa First?
Since 1972, the Iowa Caucus has been the first electoral test on the road to each party’s presidential nomination—but why Iowa? Well, we can thank the 1968 Democratic convention.
Why Did The Democratic And Republican Parties Switch Platforms?
During the 1860s, Republicans, who dominated northern states, orchestrated an ambitious expansion of federal power, helping to fund the transcontinental railroad, the state university system and the s...
Only Three States Score Higher Than D+ In State Integrity Investigation; 11 Flunk | Center for Public Integrity
Trouble at the Statehouse: secrecy, corruption and conflicts of interest. In November 2014, Arkansas voters approved a ballot measure that, among other reforms, barred the state’s elected officials fr...
Early voting
Early voting is the process by which electors can vote on a single or series of days prior to an election. Early voting can take place remotely, such as by mail, or in person, usually in designated ea...
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Voting machine
Voting machines are the total combination of mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic equipment (including software, firmware, and documentation required to program control, and support equipment)...
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Election Day (United States)
Election Day in the United States is the day set by law for the general elections of public officials. It occurs on the Tuesday right after the first Monday in November (this does not necessarily mea...
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Electoral College (United States)
The United States Electoral College is the institution that officially elects the President and Vice President of the United States every four years. The President and Vice President are not elected d...
Electoral College (United States) - Wikipedia
Party system
A party system is a concept in comparative political science concerning the system of government by political parties in a democratic country. The idea is that political parties have basic similaritie...
Politics of the United States
The United States is a federal constitutional republic, in which the President of the United States (the head of state and head of government), Congress, and judiciary share powers reserved to the nat...
Ballot access in the United States of America
Ballot access rules, called nomination rules outside the United States, regulate the conditions under which a candidate or political party is entitled either to stand for election or to appear on vote...
Campaign finance in the United States
Campaign finance in the United States is the financing of electoral campaigns at the federal, state, and local levels. At the federal level, campaign finance law is enacted by Congress and enforced by...
List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives
This is a list of special elections to the United States House of Representatives. Such elections are called by state governors to fill the vacancies that occur when a member of the House of Represent...
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List of special elections to the United States Senate
This is an incomplete list of special elections to the United States Senate. Such elections fill the vacancies that occur when a member of the Senate dies or resigns before the biennial general electi...
List of special elections to the United States Senate - Wikipedia