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The Role of Voting in American Politics

From battles to expand the franchise to the mysteries of turnout, voting is one of the most important things to understand about U.S. politics.
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Would Formerly Incarcerated People Vote Democratic?

Conventional wisdom says that Republicans don't want to give ex-felons voting rights because they'll end up voting for Democrats. But is this true?
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Who Are the Independent Voters?

The voting patterns of actual independents have long been a topic of study. Who are they, and how do they actually vote?
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Do Voters Prefer Younger Presidents?

Research suggests that the age of a Presidential candidate affects voter preferences.