A recent study shows how pro-voting policies and an efficient U.S. Postal Service leads to higher turnout in U.S. elections.
A new report highlights the diversity shortcomings of state Supreme Courts nationwide.
Earlier this month, the bureau released data from the latest iteration of this survey, with information about voting during the November 2022 midterm elections.
In many states, when thwarted by the courts from enacting legislation, lawmakers are attacking the courts instead. In today’s Data Dive, we walk through a recent report that highlights the laws that would undermine the role of courts.
It’s been difficult to determine exactly who and what kind of voters would be impacted by strict voter ID laws. Two political scientists took advantage of a unique situation in Texas to answer exactly that question.
The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court produced a report on the history, constitutionality and logistical considerations of SCOTUS reforms. We explore three main reforms and their path forward in Congress.
What effect do long lines have on voters and their behavior in future elections? A recent paper seeks to answer this exact question. It found that long lines have a significant impact on voter turnout.
The U.S. House didn’t always have a fixed number of members — it used to grow as the population did. In today’s Data Dive, four scholars explain why a bigger House would be better for America and lay out how to do it.
In today’s Data Dive, we’re examining recent scholarship on primaries and primary election reform. We spoke to the report’s author Lee Drutman to further explore electoral reform in our polarized country.
We’re highlighting interesting findings in Bright Line Watch’s latest report. What do political science experts have to say about the United States’ democratic performance, possibilities for reform and recent events?
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