Starting after the 2010 election, legislators in nearly half the states passed a wave of laws making it harder to vote. This resource includes a series of maps to help visualize the impact of these restrictions.
Hillary Clinton's use of private email to send classified documents has spurred contentious debate. But the discussion has suffered from a lack of public understanding about the classification system. Here's what you should know.
The overall crime rate dropped by around 2.6 percent, decreasing for the 14th year in a row, driven by decreases in property crimes. Consistent with recent studies, the UCR shows that the murder rate rose 10 percent in 2015.
A new reform to modernize voter registration with the potential to dramatically increase registration rates is gaining momentum. Automatic voter registration has been approved in five states, and dozens more are considering following suit.
Claims have circulated this election season about the extent of voter fraud. But putting rhetoric aside to look at the facts makes clear fraud is vanishingly rare, and does not happen on a scale even close to that necessary to “rig” an election.
After recent claims of a "rigged" election, some called for police and volunteers to monitor the polls. This briefing memo outlines why "ballot security" operations are risky — and how to prevent intimidation, discrimination, and disruption.