Elections

Original Reporting | | Elections, State government, Taxes
Dec. 6, 2012 — As we reported yesterday, the supporters of Proposition 30 (Prop 30), the California ballot initiative to raise income tax rates on high earners as well as sales taxes across the board...view
Original Reporting | | Elections, State government, Taxes
Dec. 5, 2012 — In ratifying Proposition 30 last month, California voters seem to have signaled that support for a tax increase is not political suicide in all circumstances. But to what extent does...view
Letters to the Editor | Elections, Voting rights
Nov. 26, 2012 — I really enjoyed Kevin Brown’s article “Underfunding of voter registration: a guarantee that 25 percent or more of Americans won’t participate.” I have been...view
Editorial Cartoons | Elections, Health care, Politics
Oct. 24, 2012 — Have a higher resolution monitor? Click here for screen resolutions of 1280 x 960 or better, or here for 1920 x 1200 or better.view
Editorial Cartoons | Elections, Employment, Politics
Oct. 10, 2012 — Have a higher resolution monitor? Click here for screen resolutions of 1280 x 960 or better, or here for 1920 x 1200 or better.view
Original Reporting | | Elections, Voting rights
Sept. 13, 2012 — While recent “voter ID” measures have received considerable press attention, and though structural barriers to voter registration have long been noted, less...view
Interviews | | Elections, History, Politics
Sept. 12, 2012 — Sophia Rosenfeld is a professor of history at the University of Virginia. She is the author, most recently, of “Common Sense: A Political History,” where she explored the...view
Editorial Cartoons | Elections, Politics
Aug. 29, 2012 — Have a higher resolution monitor? Click here for screen resolutions of 1280 x 960 or better, or here for 1920 x 1200 or better.view
Map & Data Resources | | Elections
June 20, 2012 — Based on an analysis of recently-released Census Bureau data, this visualization allows you to combine multiple demographic features — race and ethnicity, sex,...view
Map & Data Resources | | Elections, Politics
May 2, 2012 — 150 years ago, the Confederate states were fighting to preserve slavery. 50 years ago, those former Confederate states were fighting to preserve racial segregation. Over the...view