Now I'm sure folks on both sides in the Peach State are going to cry foul, and insist their candidate is a true liberal or conservative, and the other guy or gal is from their party's extreme wing or faction, but that's simply not the case.
To millennials (and most Americans), politics looks ugly, privileged and -- worst of all -- useless. The problem is that politics affects us whether or not we're engaged, and by not voting, millennials perpetuate a vicious cycle of apathy and cynicism that too many are happy to exploit.
On Netflix, the average episode of House of Cards lasts less than an hour. It takes less time than that to cast your ballot on Nov. 4. Netflix will always be there, but casting your vote won't.
There is still suspense over what will happen on Election Day, with control of the Senate hanging in the balance. But regardless of who wins, we already know the 2014 election belongs to the U.S. Supreme Court.
By virtue of America's superpower status in international affairs, millions of people around the world will be tracking the polls and watching the results. And three countries in particular, all of whom reside in the Middle East, will be glued to the television as the votes are counted.
Admit it, all you really want is the sticker. Yea, yea, yea, it's nice to do our civic duty and all, but nothing beats the feeling you get when at the end of the process, you're handed the "I VOTED TODAY!" sticker.
It's now possible to see how states are faring in their early vote compared to 2010. More than 17 million people have voted in the 2014 election. As the early vote pulls into the station, it is time to interpret the meaning of these numbers.
As a criminal justice researcher, the debate over Proposition 47 is of great interest to me professionally. As a crime survivor, it's also deeply personal.
So how big a deal is it being a Los Angeles County Supervisor? It is a pretty big deal. I recall when I worked for the U.S. Senate Budget Committee ...
There are many sources of uncertainty in election polling other than sampling error. One source of error that looms large in this year's closest races is undecided voters -- people who say they are going to vote, but don't know (or won't say) which candidate they prefer.
No, not all uninformed voters are lacking intelligence. Not all of their jaws are slackened. Mostly, you are folks who have watched too much Fox News, which, when it comes down to it, is any amount of Fox News.
Far too many of us spend our time paddling around in the shallow things of life instead of heading straight for the deeps. We get tangled up on the sandbars of the shallow waters of life, dissipating our energies on the trivial. This is especially relevant now as people prepare to vote in the election of this coming Tuesday, November 4.
I can't get my head around this: In the weeks leading up to the midterm elections we have had the following economic news: ♦ Unemployment is a...
Unfortunately, many voters will head to the polls on November 4th and simply vote down the party line. Far too many won't spend a little time to research the various candidates' actual records beyond their party affiliation.
As interesting as it is to see which parts of the country will be the next to reform their marijuana laws, the reality is that every candidate on every ballot represents a chance to vote on medical marijuana.
Even if you believe that your single vote does not matter, and this happens for various reasons, you still are obliged to cast a vote on very important grounds.