Recommended Reading / November 4th, 2022 / By Rose Mercer
See what candidates have said about abortion, immigration, climate change, healthcare, voting rules, and gun control as a new group of lawmakers gets set to take office.
Recommended Reading / November 4th, 2022 / By Clare Ashcraft
Voting is a major issue on the right and the left. Both sides want free and fair elections, but they have different ideas of what the problem is with our current election model.
AllStances / November 3rd, 2022 / By Isaiah Anthony
Explore all perspectives, stances, and arguments for voter rights and election security with AllStances™ by AllSides.
Recommended Reading / October 28th, 2022 / By Robbie Robinette
The apparent consensus pick in Alaska's special election didn't win. Why?
Recommended Reading / October 27th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
As AllSides continues to track the 2022 midterm elections, this blog is tracking major news, updates, poll data and examples of media bias related to the elections happening across the nation.
Recommended Reading / October 10th, 2022 / By David Meyers
The Supreme Court is back in session this week, and the docket for the new term includes two cases that could fundamentally shift the state of democracy in the United States.
Bias / September 7th, 2022 / By Clare Ashcraft
Surveillance footage emerged this week of the GOP chairwoman for Coffee County, Georgia, escorting members of the tech firm SullivanStrickler into an elections office the same day as an alleged breach that is under investigation by state authorities.
Recommended Reading / August 26th, 2022 / By Joseph Ratliff
Can the Forward Party stake out a clear definition of the "sensible" political center? And perhaps most importantly: can it win?
Recommended Reading / August 22nd, 2022 / By Clare Ashcraft
Both sides are concerned about democracy being under threat — but often for very different reasons.
Recommended Reading / August 1st, 2022 / By Divided We Fall (author)
Our systems of elections are a partisan construct where incentives to seek advantage can often conflict with fundamental democratic principles.
Recommended Reading / July 5th, 2022 / By David Meyers
A bipartisan group of 16 senators is preparing a variety of proposals to update the Electoral Count Act, and CommonSense American, which prepares briefings on legislative ideas and encourages advocacy from its 43,000 members, released survey data this week on some of those concepts.
News / June 13th, 2022 / By Joseph Ratliff
If you read AllSides, you’re probably more politically informed than the average American — but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re actually engaging with your community.
Recommended Reading / January 24th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
Presidential elections are fought in between the forty-yard lines. Midterms are won and lost on the goal lines.
Recommended Reading / January 17th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
Schumer has spent the last several months somehow expecting Manchin and Sinema to do something other than drop the political equivalent of an anvil on his head.
Misinformation Watch / December 16th, 2021 / By Henry A. Brechter
Let’s break down the media coverage and dominant opinions around the claim, and highlight the main facts, myths, disagreements and disconnects.
Story of the Week / December 16th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
The House committee investigating January 6 revealed text messages sent to Trump's chief of staff by his son and Fox News personalities.
Recommended Reading / November 2nd, 2021 / By "The Conversation" Contributor
Community college students who take political science classes are more likely to register to vote, turn out to vote and understand constitutional checks and balances.
Recommended Reading / July 16th, 2021 / By Dan Schnur
From the Center This view is from an author rated as Center. President Joe Biden spoke at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia this week, where he called the debate over voting rights “the most significant test of our democracy since the Civil war.” The next day he went to...
Story of the Week / June 24th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
Republicans defeated Democrats' For the People Act in the Senate Wednesday, with all 50 GOP senators voting against it. The bill needed 60 votes to overcome the filibuster used by Republicans, and Democrats would have needed 10 Republicans to overcome that filibuster. The legislation's...
News / April 15th, 2021 / By Joseph Ratliff
Georgia’s newest voting legislation has stirred up a hurricane of political sensationalism and media bias this month, leaving much of the public confused about what the law actually does and why it remains controversial. The bill, titled “Election Integrity Act of 2021” or SB 202 , was...