Voting trends

Election monitoring

We spent the lockdown sorting American voters into 380,000 distinct groups

What did this exercise suggest about how November’s presidential election will go?

Two myths

America should prepare now for voting by mail in November’s election

Opposition to absentee voting is based on a pair of misconceptions

Going rogue

America’s Supreme Court considers the rights of “faithless” presidential electors

The constitution is pretty clear that electors can do whatever they want. This is a problem for originalists


The Trump campaign makes its pitch to Catholic voters

Abortion may not be the clinching argument it once was

Laboratories of democracy

The 2020 presidential election will be decided in the suburbs

Contrary to a widespread belief, Democrats do not have a decisive edge in suburbia