Tag: voting

93 Why allow convicted criminals to vote? 2018-07-20T16:23:01.937

79 Why is vote counting made so laborious in the US? 2020-11-05T07:34:32.123

74 What challenges remain for online voting? 2012-12-04T22:25:32.933

67 Why am I being asked to vote? 2020-10-19T01:02:14.097

62 Paying people not to vote at all 2019-02-14T08:20:56.290

56 Why isn't Election Day a federal holiday in the US? 2018-02-19T16:07:03.017

52 Why is it that an American in Timbuktu can vote for president but an American in San Juan cannot? 2020-07-19T04:07:15.280

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

44 What are the advantages/disadvantages of a mandatory voting system? 2012-12-04T21:58:47.500

44 Are there cases of Democrats engaging in voter suppression? 2018-10-23T11:42:21.087

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

41 Can a polling station in the UK shut early if everyone has voted? 2019-12-15T09:37:54.477

41 Trump was behind on November 5th. Why was he calling for vote counting to stop? 2020-11-05T09:33:39.783

36 If someone sends in an early vote, but then dies, is their vote counted? 2017-01-30T04:48:25.587

35 Why did Wisconsin Republicans oppose postponing the April 7th election despite COVID-19 shutting down nearly all polling places? 2020-04-07T02:22:11.540

35 Ballot Secrecy - is it a Voter's Privilege or a Voter's Obligation? 2020-10-06T19:18:13.337

34 Is anything preventing non-US citizens from illegally registering to vote in non-Voter-ID states? 2018-03-26T19:34:29.973

34 Why are congressional votes not secret? 2021-01-14T13:11:35.437

33 What arguments are there against ranked-choice voting? 2017-01-22T01:07:49.627

31 Is it possible to implement an electronic voting system which is as secure as pen-and-paper voting? 2012-12-04T22:39:47.750

31 Do compulsory voting systems allow blank votes or "none of the above" options? 2018-10-03T07:26:54.170

30 How do I know that my vote was counted? 2015-10-17T18:28:10.363

30 Why are candidates expected to win their home state? 2020-03-05T16:26:27.617

30 How could people in Texas erroneously vote when they were ineligible? 2020-06-10T13:09:19.930

29 Why don't all States switch to all postal voting? 2019-12-10T07:19:55.193

28 Does gerrymandering not affect elections for US Senators? 2017-06-29T15:26:04.597

28 Why is the AP calling Virginia in favor of Biden even though he's behind on the vote count? 2020-11-04T00:48:22.887

27 Why can't voting be fair if there are more than two alternatives? 2012-12-04T21:53:18.800

27 Why would people protest the Puerto Rico statehood referendum by boycotting? 2017-06-12T12:36:44.317

27 What is gerrymandering called if it's not the result of redrawing districts? 2019-10-10T16:41:04.627

26 Is it possible to use blockchain or public ledgers for voting? 2016-11-18T05:33:09.170

26 What is the difference between nullifying your vote and not going to vote at all? 2019-05-26T14:49:39.447

25 Can homeless people vote? 2016-09-27T02:45:05.587

25 Is candidate anonymity at all practical? 2019-02-17T16:58:30.177

25 Name of a voting system where you can transfer your vote to anyone at any time 2021-01-29T11:55:40.993

24 Has "none of the above" ever been added to a ballot? What was the effect? 2012-12-13T02:29:29.047

24 What is the motivation for felony disenfranchisement? 2015-02-25T19:37:35.320

24 Why isn't a Condorcet method used? 2016-01-09T17:29:00.097

23 Which US states give proportional Presidential electoral college votes to candidates? 2013-01-04T00:05:57.540

23 Are there any specific reasons why President Trump has suggested that his supporters illegally vote twice in North Carolina? 2020-09-03T12:44:04.407

22 What is Israel's long-term plan in the West Bank? 2013-12-30T03:38:14.417

22 Was the Texas Photo ID voting law implemented to decrease voting fraud? If so, how effective is it? 2017-03-09T17:10:23.827

22 Is there a higher incidence of electoral fraud in states that use all-mail voting? 2019-12-11T08:50:51.087

21 Does it cost $25 to obtain a "free" Voter ID in any state? 2013-01-30T04:25:53.053

21 Does voting really matter as a Democrat living in a solidly Republican state? 2016-05-12T01:53:02.213

21 How do Republicans explain consistently losing the popular vote in presidential elections since 1992? 2020-08-24T13:01:22.117

21 Why don't Democrat or Republican partisans register and vote in swing states? 2020-11-07T21:23:58.460

20 Are there any solid representative district planning strategies that can avoid gerrymandering? 2012-12-19T16:49:40.577

20 What was the largest popular vote election ever held? 2013-08-30T02:53:34.583

20 Would mail-in voting disproportionately help Republicans? 2020-08-06T13:42:41.413

20 What would happen if Senators boycotted the Impeachment Vote 2021-02-10T21:21:31.890

19 Why don't I need ID to vote in the UK 2016-05-05T19:25:31.357

19 What election rules and voting rights are guaranteed by the US Constitution? 2019-06-27T16:08:11.357

19 What are the reasons for the date of Election Day? 2020-06-16T11:48:02.217

19 Why isn't mail-in voting allowed in France? 2020-09-13T13:05:24.443

18 What legal impediments might there be to alternate voting systems? 2012-12-31T18:41:43.347

17 Is there any mechanism in USA to prevent someone from voting by mail AND in person? 2012-12-06T05:03:32.483

17 What is a common failure rate in postal voting? 2021-02-11T21:05:43.167

16 Can the US call for a re-vote? 2016-06-25T05:01:50.703

16 What are some arguments for why a "license to vote" is a bad idea? 2017-07-07T04:28:19.943

15 How do Whips enforce control over MPs in the UK Parliament? 2016-06-30T18:27:55.253

15 Can Spider-Man legally register to vote (without revealing his identity) like he did in this PSA? 2016-10-25T02:50:48.863

15 Why do Republicans oppose the Voting Rights Advancement Act? 2019-12-06T22:45:49.600

15 Why do Senators and Representatives miss so many votes? 2020-10-08T16:18:07.607

15 Why are there such long waits to vote in the US? 2020-10-26T20:00:56.457

14 How do states without Voter ID laws ensure that people are who they say they are? 2013-07-10T16:08:16.783

14 Is there any reason to vote against the predominant majority? 2014-02-03T19:09:13.843

14 Does your boss have to let you vote? 2015-04-23T14:48:04.207

14 Why do all states have equal representation in the U.S. Senate, regardless of population? 2016-04-29T19:59:34.233

14 Why do proportional representation voting systems not evolve to first past the post systems? 2017-10-08T15:09:07.030

13 How do instant runoffs work? 2012-12-04T22:10:18.670

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

13 Which US States have proposed a civics test for voters since the 1965 Voting Rights Act? 2013-09-03T04:11:28.287

13 Are there advantages to my being registered as an independent in the US? 2015-08-21T18:09:42.620

13 Is it possible to rig the American presidential elections? 2016-11-03T09:32:57.617

13 Why are there so many voting systems used in UK elections? 2017-05-04T08:17:11.717

13 What is the benefit of electronic voting machines (as opposed to paper ballots)? 2018-09-13T07:30:10.373

13 Did Hillary Clinton win the popular vote by 2.09 or 2.22 percentage points? 2020-06-18T15:09:08.200

13 Why are there so few polling sites in New York? 2020-10-28T11:21:58.140

13 Is there an election System that allows for seats to be empty? 2021-02-18T09:55:38.220

13 How long do states have to vote on Constitutional amendments passed by congress? Are there any in limbo? 2021-02-19T20:59:41.183

12 Does the two-party system influence engagement? 2012-12-09T09:57:03.313

12 Why was/is Wayne County Michigan so consistent in support for Democratic presidential candidates? 2020-11-23T00:44:11.010

11 Which party did the US citizens who don't pay federal income taxes vote for in 2012? 2013-01-02T22:05:00.027

11 How do juror demographics compare with voter demographics in the US? 2014-05-11T21:09:56.017

11 Does it matter if I vote for an unopposed candidate in a primary? 2016-03-11T17:23:14.230

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

11 What made the popular vote in the US presidential election so close? 2016-11-11T19:41:37.417

11 What is the purpose of the code on New York ballots? 2016-12-03T21:59:31.640

11 Does the UK electorate become more likely to vote conservative with age? 2017-06-14T11:30:05.110

11 How much do US presidential campaigns spend per vote gained? 2018-05-30T05:51:57.617

11 Is there a "nuclear option" regarding the election of a constitutional judge in Germany? 2018-11-10T15:03:15.750

11 What are the rules regarding the presence of political supporter groups at polling stations? 2020-10-23T10:31:39.480

11 How did the US end up so evenly split? 2020-11-05T03:34:24.563

11 Who can vote in Tibet elections and where would it take place? 2020-11-22T14:58:01.720

10 How do the Iowa caucuses differ from other elections in voter behavior? 2015-12-28T16:02:11.997

10 What happens if convention delegates refuse to vote for the candidate they're committed to? 2016-04-03T15:06:44.510

10 Is the "no poll reporting till voting is done" specific to Brexit vote? 2016-06-25T00:06:13.803

10 Does it really make a difference when more people vote? 2016-09-25T20:54:59.507