WhoWhatWhy has filed a public records request with three Wisconsin counties seeking access to digital images of paper ballots from the recount. These counties — where Donald Trump got an unexpected surge of votes — chose to use optical scanners despite their notorious unreliability.
With its decision in Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court opened the door for state lawmakers who wanted to turn back the clock and return to a time when race played a role in who could vote.
Old voting machines and the Election Day sloppiness of officials in Detroit may disqualify tens of thousands of ballots from Michigan’s recount, which would make it very difficult for Hillary Clinton to prevail in the state.
In our process of reporting on the ongoing recount efforts across multiple states, WhoWhatWhy wanted to take a closer look at just how feasible a hand recount actually is for an election. We were fortunate to receive insight from Virginia Martin, who has experience with the process as the Democratic Commissioner for the Columbia County Read More
Will Fidel Castro’s death ring in a new era with regard to US-Cuba relations? One thing is certain: The embargo of the small island nation has not resulted in the desired regime change — just hardships for its population.
While shocking to some, the treatment of Native Americans in North Dakota is entirely consistent with US government policy to disregard the concerns of “Indians” whenever necessary — in particular if they stand in the way of businessmen making a buck.
While you are enjoying your Thanksgiving, we hope that you will not forget the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the protesters gathered there in the cold, in common cause with them.
It’s too early to tell if the Donald Trump era will bring about vindictive acts against political opponents, but it is troubling that his main advocate among foreign heads of state – Russia’s Vladimir Putin – has been accused of just such actions.It was 10 years ago today, Nov. 23, 2006, that former Russian spy Read More
With talk of a Muslim registry heating up, it is worth revisiting how Japanese-Americans were taken from their homes and put in camps during World War II.
We live in a democratic society. Or so we are told. Yet many Americans don’t understand how the Electoral College impedes democracy.
WhoWhatWhy’s founder discusses the US government’s claims that Russian hacking is an attempt to interfere with US elections, as well as the wider use of cyberwarfare by other countries. We’re treading on dangerous ground, and more proof is needed.