On Nov. 27, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted that “millions” of voters “voted illegally,” reigniting the debate over voter fraud, despite his success in the election. Electionland editor Scott Klein and reporter Jessica Huseman explain why Electionland would have known about “millions” of illegal voters, and why his claims are false.
If the winners write the history books, they also make the maps. As after every Election Day, we’ll soon see a variety of maps showing how the race was decided. They’ll differ in sophistication and type, but they’ll all show the same thing: Who won.
Here is the opposite view. We’ve mapped the counties that supported the losing candidate in every presidential election since 1828. Take a tour of history through the lens of the losers.
Investigative cartoonist Susie Cagle takes a look at the phenomenon of voter fraud. While it’s very rare, it really does exist. Do the laws meant to prevent it make any sense?
Here’s how you can use a federal election administration data set to cover and ask interesting questions about the U.S. elections.
If you think voter fraud is an unprosecuted crime, Derek Willis writes about the time Maryland investigators knocked on his front door in 2014.
There is in fact a widespread problem with ballots in the United States: they’re often horribly designed.
Provisional ballots, meant to ensure every voter gets access to the ballot, are often tossed out.
Much of the country will vote before Election Day. Starting this week, our Electionland project has begun looking for problems that prevent people from voting.
One-third of voters took advantage of early voting options in 2012. But does so-called convenience voting increase turnout overall and minority turnout in particular?
Today we’re announcing a new project, aimed at monitoring the vote in real-time, nationwide. And you’re invited to join.
Courts are scrambling to rule on state election laws in time for the elections being held later this year. We’re keeping track of their decisions.