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Here's What It's Like To Lose An Election By 4 Votes

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics

There are a few ways that a candidate for public office can brutally lose an election. You can be caught in a sex scandal -- physical or online -- for...

A Close Election? Just Hype

Richard Greener | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Richard Greener

Americans suffer under a fundamental misconception about their presidential elections. Put simply, we have no such thing as a "national election." Wha...

It's Time to Make Election Day a National Holiday (Once Every Four Years!)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

Sooner or later, voting will be as easy as going online and clicking for your candidate, like everything else. But in the meantime, maybe sheer convenience isn't such a necessary factor in voting.