Election 2012

Why the Urban-Rural Voting Divide Matters

Partisan lines that once fell along regional borders can increasingly be found at the county level. What does that mean for the future of the United States?

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Don't Forget, Local Governments Are Facing a Fiscal Crisis of Their Own

It's not too late for President Obama to help fix this, and it's in his interest anyway.

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The Ecstasy, the Agony: Reactions to Election 2012

Revelry and misery at bars, watch parties and rallies across the country.

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The Surprisingly Versatile Design of the Voting Booth

Images of the election booth, the world over.

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Where People Are Waiting to Vote the Longest

A quick survey of polling place waits around the country.

In the Wake of Sandy, Is New Jersey Facing a Voting Crisis?

"We really don't care about the election right now, it's the furthest thing from our minds," one resident says. Still, officials are scrambling to keep the polls open Tuesday.