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How to make voting districts fair to voters, not parties

Linda Fowler, Dartmouth College and Chris Fowler, Penn State Should fairness to political parties be the standard for evaluating...

Who formally declares the winner of the U.S. presidential election?

Amy Dacey, American University With the U.S. presidential election rapidly approaching at a time of extraordinary political and social disruption, the possibility of an unclear...

Joe Biden appealed to 2 different audiences in his acceptance speech...

Todd Shaw, University of South Carolina and Cynthia A. Young, Pennsylvania State University “Give people light,” Joe Biden said, beginning his acceptance speech at the...

Research on voting by mail says it’s safe – from fraud...

Edie Goldenberg, University of Michigan As millions of Americans prepare to vote in November – and in many cases, primaries and state and local elections...

Two big problems with American voting that have nothing to do...

Sascha Meinrath, Pennsylvania State University Over the past year, the public discussion on election security and integrity has focused on concerns about foreign meddling in...

Most expensive race in House history turns out nearly 58 percent...

Jeffrey Lazarus, Georgia State University I’m a political science professor living in Georgia’s Sixth House district, where Republican Karen Handel eked out a victory of...

How Vulnerable to Hacking is the US Election Cyber Infrastructure?

Richard Forno, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Following the hack of Democratic National Committee emails and reports of a new cyberattack against the Democratic Congressional...

What anti-Trump activists can learn from Chicago ’68

David Farber, University of Kansas So far, anti-Trump protests at the Republican convention in Cleveland have been relatively small in number, with marches in the...

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How does a US president settle on his science policy?

Kelly Sims Gallagher, Tufts University One of the president’s most important responsibilities is fostering science, technology and innovation in the U.S. economy. The relationship between...