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Why Do Computer Scientists Want Election Day To Drag On For A Full Week?
Electronic elections carried out over longer periods would increase turnout and decrease costs, they say. Fun thought experiment or the future of voting?
Why Can’t We Vote By Email Or Text?
Especially since it would probably increase voter turnout!
What Does The U.S. Look Like To Political Ad Buyers? [Infographic]
When you make the geography reflect the electoral college, things get weird. SuperPACS and other political spenders understand that.
How Hurricane Sandy Could Influence The Outcome Of The Presidential Election
Will Hurricane Sandy’s impact be felt in the November elections? Research shows that incumbent parties tend to not do well...
Which Is Worse: The Study About Women Voting With Their Hormones, Or The Trolly Story About It On CNN?
"There's almost no way to stop [the study] from being spun into the 'war against women' story," coauthor Vladas Griskevicius says. Is he right, or was the study the problem?
CNN Pulls Controversial Story Suggesting Women Vote With Their Hormones
The study linked women's ovulation cycles with how they would vote at the polls.
FYI: Does Watching A Debate In HDTV Influence How You Vote?
Forget Nixon sweating in black and white--HDTV and direct-to-audience feedback are enough for people to change their opinions. But that might not even matter.
FYI: Why Is Bill Clinton So Good at Speaking to a Crowd?
Communications expert Greta Stahl reveals the five keys to a great political speech
Mitt Romney: The Uncanny Candidate?
Does this man have a robot problem?
The Moon Should Be the 51st State, and Other Space Dreams From Newt Gingrich
At the sunset of Newt Gingrich’s putative presidency, the moon would be the 51st state, colonized by permanent American settlers....