Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.
Here's what we know about President-elect Trump's troubling ties to the Russian government.
With the help of President-elect Trump’s Cabinet appointees, Exxon Mobil is seizing power and profit through the incoming administration.
This year’s judicial elections saw nearly $20 million in spending, and organizations funded by secret money played an important role.
The United States will need to engage Russia, and the incoming Trump administration must determine if it will challenge Russia where necessary.
Congress must act because of Trump’s refusal to even consider Russian involvement in hacks of the 2016 presidential election.
Manipulated election maps undermine the basic tenets of healthy democracy, including fair representation and government accountability. Redistricting procedures should be reformed to ensure a system of representative politics.
This past Election Day, voters approved democracy reform proposals in 12 states through ballot initiatives to fight corruption and empower citizens.
The toxic myth of voter fraud is used to justify real voter suppression that costs citizens their voices in democracy. Americans must fight back and protect their power at the polls.
Although the national housing market outlook has improved in recent years, Midwestern voters—and the election results—may have been influenced by negative equity rates, housing instability, and a struggling mortgage market.
In the wake of the presidential election, it is necessary for Americans to redefine themselves as a nation of multicultural identities, not a reflection of a bygone narrative.
States are making it much harder to vote. Elections have consequences, and so does voter suppression.
The representation of women of color in corporate America and political office should reflect their growing economic and electoral power.
As policymakers consider new ideas, developing a policy agenda that promotes the economic security and leadership of black women is imperative.
Divisive rhetoric harms many diverse groups—including women, Muslims, and those perceived to be Muslim—and Americans must use their vote to speak up.