Elections

10.8.19

The Kremlin’s War On American Democracy Only Got Bigger After 2016

The Senate Intelligence Committee said the campaign ramped up after 2016 and largely targeted African Americans.

9.19.19

There’s a Third Incident of Justin Trudeau in Racist Makeup

The prime minister, running for reelection, is facing calls for his resignation.

8.2.19

This Font Is Made of Ridiculously Gerrymandered Congressional Districts

The font is called Ugly Gerry and serves as a fun reminder that our political system is fundamentally dysfunctional.

8.1.19

This Tool Lets You See Facebook’s Targeted Political Ads All Over the World

Facebook has failed to be fully transparent with data concerning political advertising, so two researchers collected the data themselves.

6.5.19

Here’s Beto’s Big Plan to Overhaul Our Election Laws

The Texas Democrat is going after gerrymandering to “ensure the makeup of districts reflects the preferences of voters statewide.”

5.20.19

What Is Milkshaking?: Far-Righters Are Getting the Cold Shoulder in Britain

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was the latest target.

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4.8.19

Israelis head to the polls with a choice: right or righter

The left has been conspicuously absent from the conversation.

4.2.19

WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections

WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.

3.13.19

Inside the youth-led protests that forced Algeria's president to not run for a fifth term

“We have to finish with these people. The new [leaders] should be the young people. It's a country of young people.”

2.11.19

The Indian general election is going to be a huge problem for Facebook

“India is a particularly tough challenge.”

11.19.18

An Expert Explains the Many Ways Our Elections Can Be Hacked

On the second episode of CYBER, Kim Zetter talks about America's outdated voting machines.

11.16.18

The Midterms Weren't Actually That Broken, Observers Say

As usual, US elections were beset by issues ranging from voter disenfranchisement to badly drawn districts. But Election Day itself was far from a disaster.

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