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Are You Satisfied With The Outcome Of The Presidential Election? (POLL)

Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

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It's Time to Get the Message

Ben Tripp | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Ben Tripp

Now we need everybody, Left and Right, to get engaged in the American project, and to respond to the actual issues that stand before us, not straw men set up as distractions. Otherwise the product of politics is never going to change, only the packaging.

John Celock

GOP Official Explains Election Night Absence | John Celock | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has ordered a probe into how votes were counted in the state's largest city, while facing questions about how he...

Massive Age Gaps in Voting for 2012 Elections

Eleanor Smeal | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Eleanor Smeal

For years, young voters have been discounted and labeled as apathetic no shows when it comes to voting. After 2012, the age gap will be ignored at a politician's peril.

Who Really Won the Election? Democracy

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Deborah J. Vagins

Overcoming a wave of voter suppression laws, misinformation, long lines, longer lies and Hurricane Sandy, millions of people still had their voices heard and ensured their votes counted.

Why One Couple Is About To Get Thousands Of Wedding Planners

Posted 12.05.2012 | Weddings

Forget scrolling through your newsfeed, you have a more important Facebook assignment: planning a wedding. Brides magazine announced on Monday tha...

Explaining Politics to the Young

Mark Rice | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics
Mark Rice

I was thinking about a conversation I had with my son the day before as we were preparing to walk up to my polling place. He's eleven and in sixth grade and is relentlessly curious.

Your Move, Will Ferrell

Posted 01.08.2013 | Comedy

Will Ferrell starred in an ad last week where he said he'd do anything to get Americans to vote. In it, he really emphasized the anything portion of t...

How Do You Vote?

Logan (Mehl-Laituri) Isaac | Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion
 Logan (Mehl-Laituri) Isaac

What Francis of Assisi said of preaching is equally true of voting: do it without ceasing, and do it on Election Day only when necessary.

When Your Ex Goes to the Same Polling Place

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

What if I saw him? Worse yet, what if I saw him with the woman he left me for? Or what if I saw his signature next to his name: Proof that he had been there, in that middle school auditorium, without me?

How Are Election Results in the US Counted so Quickly?

Quora | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

Two forces are at work to make election outcomes known quickly. Of course these only work when the voters actually make a clear selection with their votes.

A Good Day in America

Sheila Quirke | Posted 01.07.2013 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

I distinctly remember the metallic noise of the curtain closing behind my Mom and I as she entered her votes. The curtains were blue and scratchy and the booth was small. I liked being inside, as the mysteries of voting were a lot less mysterious in there.

Obama's Lucky Charm

Tom Falco | Posted 01.07.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

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Election 2012: Swing-State Swingin' to the Left

Roger King | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Roger King

This election was an expensive party America. Was it good for you?

To Move Forward, We Must End Partisan Politics

Mickey Costa | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Mickey Costa

We need to stand together and say in one resounding voice -- time to work for us. Because without such pressure it will surely not happen. America can move forward, but if it doesn't start with you, if it doesn't originate from us, things will stay the same.

Voter Apathy Explained (VIDEO)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

As important as this election is, an estimated 90 million eligible voters will not vote at all. Why is that?

In Defense of NJ's Vote by Email / Fax Effort

Richard Robbins | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York
Richard Robbins

Given the choice between disenfranchising thousands of voters or establishing an emergency measure with the potential to enable many of them to vote, Christie and Guadagno did the right thing.

Voting #FAIL: Sometimes, It Is Too Hard To Vote

Posted 11.06.2012 | College

Sometimes, voting is tough. Too tough to do in a timely or effective manner. Especially for us college students. Thus, we here at HuffPost Colle...

Kristen Taylor

Voting Problems In Ohio, Texas, According To Election Protection Volunteers | Kristen Taylor | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

The Election Protection Coalition serves as a nonpartisan voter protection organization, with trained volunteers answering questions and recording rep...

America Isn't Free

Surya Yalamanchili | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Surya Yalamanchili

Freedom isn't free is more catchy, but misses my broader point. America isn't free. But we like to pretend that it is. We hate to even approach the p...

Hurry Up and Vote

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.06.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I like election day. It's like a block party, but better organized.

2008 Election's Biggest Videos: YouTube Flashback

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.

Catherine New

Go Ahead, Raise My Taxes | Catherine New | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

NEW YORK –- Judging from the black limousines that delivered them and the luxury-brand hunting coats that protected them from the late autumn chill,...

Misperceptions of the U.S. Election

Dinouk Colombage | Posted 01.06.2013 | Home
Dinouk Colombage

While the U.S. election is a peaceful affair, untouched by corruption, it is still not the democratic affair which I had perceived it to be.

This Is What You Look Like On Election Day

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

If you're voting today, snap a picture of yourself and send it to us. We're going to be publishing Election Day selfies all day long. Yes, it's a c...