Last updated: November 6, 2016
Research in the American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.
Last updated: November 2, 2016
People with little interest in politics vote more during violent wars, a 2016 study in the American Journal of Political Science finds. Overall, people vote less if there have been few recent war deaths.
Last updated: October 24, 2016
A primer on the tech issues behind the cyberattacks that have roiled the 2016 presidential campaign.
Last updated: October 17, 2016
2016 research roundup on claims that a presidential election could be stolen with falsified ballots, undermining the credibility of the Oval Office.
Last updated: September 20, 2016
2016 updated literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
Last updated: September 15, 2016
2016 tip sheet featuring advice on interviewing politicians and public leaders from Molly Ball, a staff writer at The Atlantic.
Last updated: September 2, 2016
2016 study in the American Journal of Political Science that looks at whether Latino political representation improves in the U.S. when election materials are printed in English and Spanish.
Last updated: August 9, 2016
2016 study in Political Communication examines the media’s role in shaping perceptions about how divided the country is and how voters respond to members of the other party.