Campaigning in the South Dakota legislature's District 28 is an extreme sport -- the political X Games of 2010. The vast expanse encompasses much of t...
With over 80% of South Dakota's 40,000 Native registered voters typically going Democratic, the GOP appears reluctant to see them casting ballots; its operatives have disrupted reservation voting in past elections.
During a recent special session of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation's Shannon County Commission, images of another encounter slipped across the action. B...
Democracies benefit from people expressing themselves freely and openly. I mentioned previously that a successful democracy is one where people vote ...
If a party asks you to vote for it, it should be able to tell you what it will do with the power. But if we had proportional representation, it wouldn't be able to, because it wouldn't know.
If you're used to instant gratification, homelessness might not be for you. I found that out during our three days on the streets, and it became especially evident later when I walked (literally) through the steps of obtaining a photo ID.
In Mauritania the vote was so obviously suspicious that the electoral chief resigned and the opposition rejected the results.
We should focus on improving our elections using innovations that build upon mature and well-understood technologies.
Right now, as you read this article, citizens of Honolulu are voting in America's first all-digital online and telephone election.
The Republican Party just doesn't get it. We are in trouble! And our country's fate and the success or failure of the Obama presidency is now one and the same.
If Hamas bombs actually started falling on Dimona or Tel Aviv, would the "peace camp" still be harping against "military solutions" and calling for "immediate cease-fires?"
Will Republican Governor Charlie Crist act quickly to solve the dangerous situation that GOP hearthrob Coulter and the state of Florida seem to have put abused women in?
This year, the Ohio Secretary of State is Democrat Jennifer Brunner... Brunner repeatedly went to court to defend an expanded right to vote and have as many votes counted as possible.
Because of the decisive margin of Obama's victory, little attention has been paid to the widespread voter suppression which took place across the country this election.
'm trying very hard to keep from gloating inwardly about Al Franken's plight, since, from Election Day, 2004, he has always pointedly denied the evidence of fraud by the Republicans.
Barack Obama's victory over John McCain was less important than the growth and strength, or lack thereof, of democracy itself.