Voters who turn out for primary elections often are characterized as party extremists responsible for nominating candidates with ideologically extreme views. But a new analysis finds that these voters may not be much different from those who participate in general elections.
Police officers rarely use force to apprehend and detain criminal suspects and, when they do, the majority of suspects are not injured, according to an analysis conducted by a team of mostly medical doctors.
A new study suggests political candidates may win slightly more support from bilingual Latinos if they speak Spanish in their ads. But they stand to lose significant support from voters who only speak English.
State lawmakers who cannot seek reelection sponsor fewer bills, serve on fewer legislative committees and skip more roll-call votes, according to a new study from the University of Chicago and Stanford.