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The Battle to Keep the Vote: State by State
Republicans are passing restrictive state voting laws.
UK Only Western European Country to Ban Prisoners Voting
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled UK's blanket ban on prisoners voting breaches their human rights.
Bruised Australian PM Abbott Survives Leadership Challenge
A vote to declare the positions of party leader and deputy leader vacant was defeated by 61 votes to 39.
Should Voting Be Compulsory?
Only one-third of Americans voted in the recent midterms.
Facebook May Have Made a Difference in This Year’s Midterm Elections
Though turnout was dismal, a study shows the “I’m a Voter” app may have brought more people to the polls
Voting Day Problems in Georgia Raise Tensions
The Georgia secretary of state’s malfunctioning voter-information site joins the long list of difficulties leading up to Georgia’s close races for the U.S. Senate and governor
Working-Class White Men Make Democrats Nervous
White men are disgruntled—and remain a voting bloc neither party can afford to ignore
Judge’s Decision May Keep North Carolina Voters From the Polls
A lawsuit challenging controversial new voting restrictions might not be settled in time for the midterms in November.