Election 2018

Opinion

The Most Damaging Election Disinformation Campaign Came From Donald Trump, Not Russia

The Kremlin has been focused on undermining trust in American democracy and elections, but Donald Trump and the Republicans have done it better than Russia ever could.
Henry Farrell
Bruce Schneier
11.19.18
Election 2018

These Democrats Scored Shocking Victories in Republican Strongholds

The blue wave washed away GOP incumbents in unexpected places from South Carolina to Oklahoma.
David J. Dent
11.9.18
midterms

Midterms 2018: Historic Firsts for Women, POC, and LGBT People

History was made across the country on Tuesday night as women, LGBT people, Native Americans, Muslims, and people of color achieved political firsts.
Diana Tourjée
Leila Ettachfini
11.7.18
voting machines

This MIT PhD Wants to Replace America's Broken Voting Machines with Open Source Software, Chromebooks, and iPads

In 2006, Ben Adida wrote a 254-page PhD dissertation on "cryptographic voting systems." Now, he wants to fix America's broken voting machines.
Jason Koebler
11.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'Voting in 2016 vs. Voting in 2018' Meme Sums Up America's Current Mood

Please vote.
Peter Slattery
11.6.18
guns

Gun Control Will Only Happen if Gun Families Make It Happen

"Gun owners have the same value system that all Americans do, which is that we want to keep our families safe."
Rosemary Westwood
11.5.18
politics

The Biggest October Surprise This October Is That There's No Surprise

Pipe bombs targeted at prominent critics of the president coupled with a horrific massacre of Jews might normally shake up an election.
Alex Norcia
10.30.18
true crime

This Guy Made a 200-Pound Bomb to Promote His Bizarre Ideology, Feds Say

Paul M. Rosenfeld is accused of an Election Day plot targeting the National Mall in the name of something called "sortition."
Matt Taylor
10.10.18