British Prime Minister Theresa May called snap elections just two years into the parliamentary term with the expectation that her Conservative Party would increase its parliamentary majority. Instead, the British electorate handed her the opposite. The Conservatives lost seats and their majority. U.K. elections have been tough to forecast in recent years. The 2016 Brexit vote […]
A record-breaking number of women were elected to the British Parliament in Thursday’s election, with many calling it a “historic” moment. When legislators return to Westminster next week, there will be 208 women among their ranks, or 32 percent of Parliament. The majority of the parties are also led by women. In fact, Prime Minister Theresa May is now […]
The British election was remarkable for many things — particularly the weak showing of Theresa May’s Conservative Party. But there was a milestone less widely noted: British voters elected 45 out LGBTQ candidates to parliament — 7 percent of its 650 members. Those 45 MPs are an increase over the already high-water mark of 32 elected […]
The special election is June 20 and Democrats are going all in.
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In a huge political upset, Britain’s Conservative Party has failed to secure an overall majority, falling just short of the 326 seats needed in the… Read More
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In April, when Prime Minister Theresa May announced that Britain would hold a snap election on June 8, it looked like her Conservative Party would claim a landslide victory. However, recent voter intention polls suggest that the race is tightening — and that the Conservatives could lose seats. Our forecasting model, based on voter expectations […]
Last fall, Maine voters passed an experiment in voting that no state has ever before tried: ranked-choice voting. It’s an experiment some say could change the national calculus against third parties, as I’ll explain below. But the state’s Republican-led Senate asked Maine’s Supreme Court to rule on the system — and the court recently issued […]
A conservative legal organization has uncovered that Virginia election officials removed thousands of voters between 2011 and May 2017. In a report released Tuesday, the… Read More
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