A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.
A journalist's role in covering elections is to give you unbiased information; doing anything else is failing in their role as a watchdog.
When an election winner takes 95 or 100 percent of the vote, it's less likely he's incredibly popular and more likely that the election was not free and fair.
In the midst of a devastating hunger crisis, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has turned government food assistance into a tool to get political support.
As a participating member of the OSCE, the United States invited international election monitors to ensure the November 8, 2016, elections were free and fair.
Americans interact most with local governments, which provide services from public safety to school standards. This is part of a series on U.S. federalism.
Nigeria's potential depends on good governance, the kind that responds to citizens’ needs and roots out corruption, State Department officials say.
September 15 is the International Day of Democracy, a day to honor the values of freedom, respect for human rights, and free and transparent elections.
Nations around the world condemned the July 30 elections called by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that will ultimately give Maduro sweeping new powers.