KEVIN FREKING / The Associated PressNov 26, 2019
They complain the tech giant's rules making it harder to target specific people "disproportionately" affects their digital strategy. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman and Denis MoynihanNov 29, 2018
Even though the 2018 elections had the highest midterm voter turnout in half a century, fewer than half of eligible voters cast their ballots. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Ilana Novick / TruthdigMay 16, 2018
Open primaries, early voting and automatic voter registration are key steps that states can take, according to the progressive think tank co-founded by Jane Sanders, the wife of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 8, 2018
In the last election, there were more than 224 million citizens over the age of 18 in the U.S., but only 157 million were registered voters, and even fewer actually voted. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Emma Niles / TruthdigJun 20, 2017
The Green Party's 2016 presidential nominee has been popping up in headlines again, drawing renewed ire from Democrats for her role in the election. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
David Sirota / TruthdigSep 6, 2014
It is rare for a politician to publicly deride efforts to boost voter turnout. It is seen as a taboo in a country that prides itself on its democratic ideals. Yet, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie last week slammed efforts to simplify voter registration. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Richard Reeves / TruthdigMar 8, 2013
"What if they gave an election and no one came?" That's a paraphrase of a war or anti-war cry of the 1960s. More than 40 years later in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest city, the cliché came alive in reports of Tuesday's municipal election, where turnout has dropped to 16 percent, half the number of people who turned out for local elections only eight years ago. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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