The US Republican Party faces a possible split over its attitude to Trumpism, and the voting this month in Congress gives some indication of where it might happen.
While American democracy is graphicly displaying some of its shortcomings, its rivals don't have things all their own way either.
The 2000 disputed election in Florida continues to cast a long shadow over the electoral process in the United States.
Republican challenges to Joe Biden's electoral votes were rejected, but the logic behind them points to a view of the US constitution quite different from the orthodox one.
Joe Biden's hopes of a sympathetic Congress come down to two runoff elections tomorrow in the state of Georgia. They both look too close to call.
A tumultuous year comes to an end with incumbent governments generally doing well and democracy managing to weather some storms.
The final act of the US presidential election puts vice-president Mike Pence in the spotlight, a place that he has tried hard to avoid.
As the electoral college sets the seal on the US election result, it's important to lay to rest some myths and set out what the college actually does.
The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters produces a wish list for electoral change, in which politics trumps principle for good or for ill.
Final results (more or less) from the US presidential election reveal a country deeply divided and extraordinarily stable in its allegiances.