In the race to succeed outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, the offspring of two presidents are gunning to run the country in an unprecedented tie-up.
Ohio's new congressional map favors Republicans 13 to 2. Voting rights advocates say it's a violation of redistricting rules voters put in place in 2018. One group has already filed a legal challenge.
The new boundaries drastically overhaul two suburban Atlanta districts that recently voted for Democrats.
Facing political and demographic changes in the state over the last decade, Republicans in Georgia used redistricting to expand representation in Congress while ceding ground in the state legislature.
Chile holds the first round of its presidential election Sunday. A far-right candidate is the unexpected front-runner.
The new, multimillion-dollar Democratic push to mobilize voters of color in 2022 includes voter protection and combating disinformation. Republicans had some gains with nonwhite voters in 2020.
Asian American Michelle Wu is Boston's first elected mayor who isn't a white man. While many celebrate the milestone, others lament that all the Black candidates failed.
Currently, 40 Black women are members of the Georgia General Assembly, making up 16.9% of the entire state Legislature — a national record, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University.
Once the maps receive Kemp’s signature, they will represent a big win for the Georgia GOP, though it’s likely too early to say whether they will be able to hold on to the new districts through the next redistricting in 2030.
Recent off-year elections showed that voters may not be so invested in making it easier to vote while Republicans may benefit from higher voter turnout than they previously had thought.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is one of seven Republican senators to vote to convict former President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial last January.
State Sen. Emanuel Jones, D-Decatur, said Dixon’s bill is designed to dilute minority voting power in one of the state’s most diverse counties.
The Republican-controlled state House and Senate approved new boundaries for their members this week, setting up likely legal challenges even as the plans add more Democratic seats.
On this week's episode of Battleground: Ballot Box, we look at the good, bad and gerrymandering of redistricting in Georgia.
The House unveiled a new legislative map shortly before a 1 p.m. meeting of the chamber’s redistricting committee, leaving some activists and residents who had planned to attend scrambling to figure out what the changes meant.