Blog: Politics & Elections
Our database Congressional Weekly has summaries of recent activities in Congress including articles on hot topics, who voted which way, and what deals are in the works.
Minneapolis Election Results
Find election night results from the City of Minneapolis.
Election Day is November 5
Find your polling location, view a sample ballot, and get your election questions answered from the Minnesota Secretary of State.
Study of Democratic Development
Nations in Transit 2013 is Freedom House's study of democratic development in 29 different countries. The publication measures progress according to the folllowing indicators: electoral process, civil society, independent media, national democratic governance, local democratic governance, and corruption.
2013 Legislative Session
Check out the Minnesota Legislature page from Minnesota Public Radio for a rundown on the 2013 session.
Protecting and Engaging Voters
The League of Women Voters has a long history of informing voters and working for equal voting access for all citizens. Find out what other work this organization performs on behalf of all voters.
What's Next for Venezuela?
Vice President Nicolas Maduro is leading Venezuela after the death of President Chavez. Elections are typically called within 30 days of a president's death. Interesting times are ahead for this politically fractious country.
Minneapolis will be electing a new mayor in 2013. Get all the information you need from the Elections and Voter Registration page for the city. Learn more about ranked choice voting.
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the U of MN has just compiled its Top Five "Smart Politics" reports of 2012.
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