Even though the 2018 elections had the highest midterm voter turnout in half a century, fewer than half of eligible voters cast their ballots.
In affluent suburbs, steady growth hasn’t been the clincher for Republicans who may oppose Trump's confrontational style.
In the Sunshine State, a remarkable citizen initiative could restore the right to vote to over 1.4 million Floridians.
The largest political party in America isn’t the Democratic Party or the Republican Party. It’s the party of nonvoters.
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.
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.
Brad Schimel, the state's attorney general, talks up the law that Democrats say kept tens of thousands from the polls in 2016.
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.
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.
"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.