Tag: parties

83 Why are masks a political topic in the US? 2020-10-19T23:11:12.980

81 What is meant by the "left" and the "right"? 2012-12-04T22:08:50.417

66 Has politics always been so polarized? 2021-02-07T22:56:41.313

65 Why did the DNC try to prevent Bernie Sanders from getting the Democratic nomination? 2017-10-16T18:35:59.663

52 Why does partisanship trump concerns about hypocrisy with voters? 2018-09-27T16:37:04.750

51 Why did political parties form in the United States? 2018-08-27T14:48:12.353

48 How could I build a political system immune to gerrymandering yet still giving local representation? 2020-10-19T03:35:58.780

47 Why is there such a partisan divide on confidence in science in the US? 2020-04-23T11:25:44.517

46 Why does the UK have more political parties than the US? 2019-05-27T03:22:11.237

44 Could a US political party gain complete control over the government by removing checks & balances? 2019-04-07T22:35:36.740

41 Why is denying global warming associated with conservatives? 2013-04-05T15:58:06.447

41 Why are "the rich" more able to identify the party which represent their interests than "the poor"? 2017-07-24T08:39:53.420

40 Why does the U.S. left-wing party hate being called "socialist", but in France the left-wing party proudly calls itself "the Socialist Party"? 2014-11-18T02:35:29.077

37 What is the perception of European parties in the US? 2020-09-30T00:08:02.063

34 How far can gerrymandering go? 2019-06-27T20:08:12.043

31 Why don't Democrats and Republicans collude? 2018-08-03T17:46:42.493

31 Does the US political system, in principle, allow for a no-party system? 2019-03-07T17:06:06.593

30 Why isn't there a serious attempt at creating a third mass-appeal party in the US? 2019-07-26T13:20:33.813

29 What caused a massive shift in Republican ideological trajectories in the late '70s? 2018-01-16T01:22:33.030

28 The politicization of the supreme court 2020-10-18T23:29:47.430

27 Why do veterans skew right in the US? 2020-09-05T13:50:29.417

26 What happens if a US Presidential Candidate drops out of the race after being nominated but before Election Day? 2016-10-13T03:30:23.940

25 Can one say that US politicians are more independent from their parties than others? 2018-08-28T20:06:04.967

24 When and why did the American Republican Party become widely supported in the South? 2016-03-01T13:17:36.987

24 Has a sitting US president ever been denied their party's nomination for a second term? 2020-03-08T09:59:33.643

23 What caused the racial shift of America's parties? 2014-01-06T05:08:40.340

22 Why do we need static coalitions? 2017-11-20T08:43:38.260

19 Is there anything that functionally prevents a US President from switching parties? 2017-03-06T15:30:06.667

18 What type of organization is an American political party? 2016-03-02T22:17:02.360

18 How much more likely are professed political party supporters to support a position taken by that party? 2016-05-18T10:14:50.733

18 Who pays for the President's campaign trips? 2018-10-23T16:10:46.997

18 How does "politician" work as a job/career? 2019-05-06T11:43:30.593

18 How has the Brexit process affected eurosceptic movements in other European countries? 2019-12-04T17:55:37.657

18 Do far-right parties get a disproportionate amount of media coverage, and why? 2020-11-29T03:10:22.433

16 Why is proportional representation not considered in any of the US states? 2013-01-25T00:37:20.990

16 What is the fundamental difference between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party? 2014-10-12T02:43:35.223

16 Some reasons for failure of Uganda's no-party democracy 2015-02-04T17:11:19.723

16 Philosophically what is the difference between stimulus checks and tax breaks? 2020-12-29T18:30:20.200

15 Does any research suggest that two-party systems lead to convergence of platforms, divergence, or otherwise? 2012-12-18T17:19:51.770

15 Who would be elected Prime Minister if the winning party was "Independent"? 2017-06-18T17:25:15.747

15 Political parties active in multiple countries 2018-02-15T20:59:06.460

14 Can the Chinese government system be considered a limited form of democracy? 2012-12-05T22:01:16.233

14 Given my list of convictions, which US party(ies) should I consider? 2013-03-03T18:03:50.073

14 Why is the polish PiS considered dangerous, but not the UK conservatives? 2016-01-17T10:20:25.333

13 How do independents choose a party to caucus with? 2012-12-05T12:30:46.097

13 Why does Italy have so many political parties? 2012-12-22T22:31:53.623

13 Are there any truly EU-level political parties? 2013-01-29T16:59:10.287

13 Does association of age to political party imply changing of political affiliation as one ages? 2015-08-21T18:55:47.883

13 Is the current age-party affiliation breakdown in the US comparable to historic US breakdowns? 2018-12-03T18:48:16.170

13 What are the contemporary differences between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael (for the benefit of external observers)? 2019-09-29T01:32:21.097

13 Has a former UK party leader ever been expelled from their own party? 2020-07-22T08:15:39.167

12 Why won't the two main French far-left parties unite and present a single candidate? 2017-04-09T09:29:44.247

12 What are the legalities of forming a party with a misleading name? 2017-06-10T08:20:31.557

11 What are the differences between the Tea Party and the Republican Party? 2012-12-08T06:43:12.443

11 What does it mean for a candidate to be a "tea-party" candidate 2012-12-18T21:39:06.233

11 Why don't political parties support independent candidates to the extreme of their opponent to split the opposition vote? 2015-07-14T21:50:49.360

11 Is a Dutch political party's program allowed to contradict the constitution prima facie? 2016-08-31T17:43:46.970

11 What has divided the country so severely since Bill Clinton's election? 2016-09-09T16:40:14.893

11 Rise of Alternative for Germany 2016-09-29T08:22:06.110

11 Are UK party leaders typically from safe seats? 2017-05-15T18:33:50.763

11 Why have Labour and Lib Dem not been registered in Northern Ireland? 2017-06-09T06:36:01.413

11 What is the immigration policy among different German parties? 2017-08-14T10:12:51.427

11 Where can I find official reasoning for political stances? 2018-02-26T18:50:16.897

11 Have supporters of "right-wing populist" parties in Europe explained why they trust Trump? 2019-10-31T05:33:23.703

10 Are there polls indicating party preference by major/concentration? 2012-12-25T19:50:16.063

10 Were there mechanisms for discouraging parties ("factions") proposed by US founding fathers? 2013-09-11T04:35:19.703

10 Are there any political parties in Saudi Arabia? 2015-05-24T02:31:24.400

10 Why does the Australian Labor Party spell use the American spelling instead of the Australian spelling? 2016-03-02T02:51:06.610

10 Is Alternative für Deutschland really an extreme right nationalist party? 2016-03-14T19:54:35.820

10 In U.S. local politics, what is the relationship between a campaign and a party? 2018-05-08T15:16:14.390

10 By what measures can the political power of an organization be estimated? 2018-07-11T18:14:51.843

10 If conservatives don't like government, why don't they like the shutdown? 2019-01-06T22:08:46.080

10 Evidence of Democratic-Republican Party Realignment Circa 1950? 2019-12-31T06:54:50.430

9 Why is the Reformed Political Party Youth the largest political youth organisation in The Netherlands? 2013-02-26T23:02:30.120

9 Why can't I register with multiple political parties? 2014-11-27T14:47:33.480

9 Are partisans more likely to vote if they believe there will be higher turnout among the opposing party? 2015-11-12T20:33:41.063

9 Why is the Republican majority greater in the US House of Reps than in the Senate? 2016-02-14T02:46:37.970

9 Why register a party affiliation in a state with open primaries? 2016-12-19T18:15:50.433

9 Merger of two or more political parties in U.S 2018-03-19T09:30:42.687

9 How tightly is the rural/urban population ratio correlated with a state's red/blue status? 2018-10-25T21:25:45.947

9 Where would UK political parties fit on the US party political spectrum? 2019-11-14T18:35:14.370

9 Do any other countries aside from the UK have a tradition of ‘joke’ candidates? 2019-11-16T16:54:27.757

9 What has been the historical trend of U.S. congresspeople voting as blocks? 2020-01-16T21:51:52.570

8 Why are political party memberships public in the US? 2012-12-05T09:01:21.800

8 What are the main differences between US First Party System and Second/Third Party Systems? 2012-12-20T17:53:32.550

8 King secretly funds left and right wing parties to stay in power. What's this called? 2013-07-25T09:29:24.957

8 Why are California Republicans against the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact? 2014-02-11T20:26:04.293

8 What determines the identity of "the minority party" leadership if there are more than two parties? 2014-07-16T20:31:01.410

8 Why is stopping climate change prioritized significantly below the economy and other issues? 2015-08-01T17:49:58.287

8 How did Geert Wilders and the PVV rise to such popularity? What are their chances of governing? 2016-01-30T14:01:05.183

8 Why does the US only have two major political parties? 2016-06-08T14:40:19.803

8 In the UK there are 'shadow' government members -- what is their function 2016-07-01T16:35:21.523

8 Why Caste based political parties talking about secularism in India 2017-03-08T13:40:57.467

8 Defection to Another Party 2018-02-08T07:45:18.503

8 What are the obligations/duties of "a Democrat" vs an independent? (US House/Senate) 2018-05-23T11:45:55.190

8 Why doesn't the Chinese Communist Party induct everyone into the party? 2019-02-15T13:21:24.773

8 Aren't, in practice, the executive and legislative powers oftentimes nearly unified? 2019-03-03T12:41:44.903

8 What is Blue and White's policy on the Arab rights in the (future) West Bank? 2020-05-24T14:46:05.577

8 How many times have the two US parties switched sides? 2020-07-06T14:45:08.437