Voting engages people with their government, increasing the likelihood that people share their concerns with their representatives and that representatives take these concerns into account when creating policy. Voting ha... More »

The benefits of an online voting system include better accessibility for people with disabilities or those who live abroad, being more appealing to younger generations and faster access to results. In some cases, online ... More » Technology Internet & Networking

One advantage of the two-party system is that it gives voters a clear and understandable presentation of political information. Voters can quickly determine a political candidate's position on issues because their stance... More »

Voting precinct maps can typically be found on the local city or county government website for a particular area. In addition to listing all of the voting precincts, these maps also usually identify the specific polling ... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

Harris County’s registered voters may vote prior to Election Day during the early voting period at one of the county's early voting sites, which the local government will announce on March 1, 2016. Until that date, there... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

Each individual state has a government entity, usually the State Board of Elections or the county's Election Commission, and the voting results by county are available from the state's website. Election results are archi... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

Pros of compulsory voting include a higher turnout, meaning more votes, which in turn gives a better overall impression of what the people want, whereas disadvantages include the fact that minorities may not have as stro... More »