How Often Does Ranked Choice Voting Produce Plurality Winners?
Redefining what constitutes an electoral majority still has resulted in pluralities in half of Ranked Choice Voting races in Minnesota.Read More
The Earliest of Birds
Minnesotans can vote earlier in the 2020 general election than they could during two primaries in its electoral past.Read More
Will the 2020 Presidential Election See A Decline in Voter Turnout?
How Meaningful Is Clinton’s Primary Vote ‘Lead’ Over Trump?
Interparty primary vote comparisons are a tricky business and do not always correlate with general election outcomes.Read More
Keith Ellison: Lower the Voting Age to 16
The five-term DFL congressman from Minneapolis calls again for a measure to increase the number of voters in America.Read More
Which States Have the Longest and Shortest Election Day Voting Hours?
Residents in some North Dakota towns have less than half as many hours to cast their ballots as those in New York State.Read More
12 Reasons Minneapolis’ Mayoral Election Is More Interesting Than Yours
35 candidates. Two Bobs, two Marks, two Christophers, two Johns, two Jameses. Captain Jack Sparrow and The Rock. Ranked choice voting. Welcome to elections in the City of Lakes.Read More
Texas GOP Senate Runoff Has 2nd Lowest Decline in Turnout from Primary Since 1950
Only the 1972 Democratic runoff between former Senator Ralph Yarborough and Barefoot Sanders had a smaller drop in turnout of the 11 such U.S. Senate runoffs conducted since 1950Read More
Voter Turnout Soars in North Carolina and Indiana GOP Primaries from 2008
Buoyed by key primary battles down the ballot and a gay marriage ban initiative, Indiana and North Carolina notch the 3rd and 4th biggest increases in GOP presidential primary turnout from 2008.Read More
Wisconsin Recall Vote Turnout Nearly 90 Percent of 2010 Levels
Turnout across six recall elections Tuesday was just 40,000 votes shy of top of the ticket voting in 2010’s gubernatorial race.Read More