- Nov 12, 2021
How Montana Got its New Congressional Map
Democrats wanted a competitive western district. Republicans wanted a simple split. The districting commission chair wanted compromise.
- May 24, 2021
This Malibu lawyer is changing how California votes
A decade into a career he never planned on, he’s in the midst of perhaps his biggest case, a pitched battle with the city of Santa Monica...
- Feb 28, 2021
Federal Court Finds East Ramapo School Board Elections Violate Voting Rights Act
A federal court ruled that the East Ramapo Central School District’s at-large method for school board elections denies Black and Latinx...
- Feb 15, 2021
How InvestigateWest Analyzed Voter Signature Rejection Rates
In an analysis of recent voter data and behavior, InvestigateWest found that voters with Latino surnames in Washington state were more...
- Oct 12, 2020
Local district elections open doors for minorities in Orange County cities
In the past six years, 151 cities across California have shifted from at-large to district elections to give minorities a more level...
- Aug 26, 2020
Trump targets ballot drop boxes in effort to discredit vote-by-mail
President Trump has opened a new front in his war on mail-in voting, adding ballot drop boxes to his enemy list even as they're mostly...
- Dec 5, 2019
San Luis Obispo faces legal threat over at-large elections
San Luis Obispo’s attorney says the city now has until the end of January to either start changing the way it elects council members, or...
- Apr 17, 2018
Spanish-language ads can be effective tool for political candidates seeking Latino vote
Researchers have seen increased voter interest and turnout in campaigns where the candidate steadily invested in Spanish-language...
- Nov 19, 2016
The county-by-county data on Trump voters shows why he won
In trying to explain Donald Trump’s stunning victory last week, observers have offered numerous explanations.