The paradox of David Koch, who died last week, is that his political activism ended up empowering forces that were deeply hostile to his libertarian convictions.
Australia and the US both apportion seats on the basis of population, but use different approaches to drawing boundaries. It could become a political issue.
Donald Trump's attempt to politicise the census has failed for now, but it raises interesting issues about how representation is supposed to work.
With nine months until voting starts, the campaign for the Democrat presidential nomination is well under way – with, so far, six front-runners.
Whether in Britain, Australia or the United States, most voters don't want to get rid of the market economy. So actual socialists are trying to convince them that there's no alternative.
Rounding up some recent electoral news from El Salvador, Macedonia, Belgium, the United States and Latvia.
Do libertarians deserve much of the blame for Trumpism? Two fine American writers disagree.
Looking back on the key elections of 2018 reveals an intriguing mix, with democracy recording some notable wins as well as losses.
With the midterms over, Americans are looking towards the next presidential election. Here's what we can say so far about Iowa.
Two weeks after the election, US Congressional results are almost final. The Democrats have won a solid majority in the House of Representatives despite a less-than-stupendous swing.