November 5, 2012 In the final days before the election, the parties are doubling down on their convictions. Long-term demographics, however, suggest shifts in America's electorate that could mean big challenges for the Republican Party in coming years — but also could offer some new opportunities.
November 1, 2012 Audience surveys find that many of you dislike interviews with ordinary voters (especially if it's with someone you disagree with). I agree that the practice, born out of American populism, is overdone on NPR and in the mainstream media. This is sure to get me in trouble with the American journalism fraternity, but no one else in the world does what we do.
October 19, 2012 For all the attention on female voters, the gender gap is no less among white men. They voted in large numbers against Barack Obama four years ago, and are expected to do so again this year. At a motorcycle festival in Florida, some of these voters weigh in on the GOP ticket and the election.
October 4, 2012 If you want to vote in the November elections and you aren't registered yet — you'd better hurry. The registration deadline in five states is this weekend. By the following weekend, the deadline will have passed in more than half the states.
September 24, 2012 Tuesday marks six weeks until Election Day, but registered voters in two dozen states are already able to cast a ballot for president.
October 28, 2010 Voters will sour further if the economy doesn't respond to GOP cures if Republicans take over the House. Curtis Gans, an expert on the American electorate says that disillusionment now will only deepen.
October 24, 2008 If the day is stressful, then go with the flow, until you find a laugh around the bend. We did it today.