Wisconsin was one of a handful of states to shock the nation when it bucked expert predictions and selected Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. A partial recount, which, as WhoWhatWhy documented, was plagued by problems, followed the nailbiter. For all the hoops that had to be jumped through to get that recount off Read More
The first vote in Wisconsin hasn’t been counted yet, but the winner of the recount is already clear: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. There is hardly a scenario in which she doesn’t emerge victorious: – If the recount is conducted and Donald Trump wins, which remains the most likely outcome, then Stein is the Read More
The election has once again revealed a huge disconnect between “flyover country” and “liberal elites,” between whites and everybody else. Sometimes it seems as though the only thing Americans share is a sense of desolation.
Before the dust even settled, Russ Baker talked with Jeff Schechtman about the real origins of the soon-to-be Trump presidency, what it all means, and how we can, and should, come together.
We live in a democratic society. Or so we are told. Yet many Americans don’t understand how the Electoral College impedes democracy.
The current national campaign has created a feedback loop between personal and national anxiety.
More than race, more than the urban/rural divide, this election has exposed the often ignored class division in America.
In a time when everything is digital and online, do we have to return to hand-counted paper ballots to assure trust in our election results?
A new study has shown that Google could have an enormous impact on elections if the company were to tweak its algorithm to favor certain candidates.
This documentary examines America’s broken electoral system, focusing in particular on shenanigans in the fiercely contested election and reelection of George W. Bush. Though released in 2006 to a limited audience, its lessons have never been more relevant.
When ABC News ran a story on July 8 about former President George W. Bush pocketing $100,000 for a speech to a group that assists wounded veterans, we at WhoWhatWhy thought, “Hmm, that sounds familiar.” And guess what, it was!