In past elections, U.S. trailed most developed countries in voter turnout
Comparing U.S. voter turnout to other countries' depends very much on which country you’re looking at and which measuring stick you use.
From voter registration to mail-in ballots, how do countries around the world run their elections?
Ahead of the 2020 U.S. election, here’s a look at how elections are run in the United States and other countries around the world.
Key facts about women’s suffrage around the world, a century after U.S. ratified 19th Amendment
At least 20 nations preceded the U.S. in granting women the right to vote, according to an analysis of measures in 198 countries and territories.
How people in Poland see key aspects of their democracy ahead of presidential election
Here’s what our surveys indicate about how Polish people see their democracy, international relations and social issues in the country.
U.S. Public Views on Climate and Energy
A majority of U.S. adults say they are taking at least some specific action in their daily lives to protect the environment, though Democrats and Republicans remain at ideological odds over the causes of climate change and the effects of policies to address it.
5 facts about public opinion in Spain as its election nears
Spain's public is concerned about democracy, inequality and their children’s financial future. But views of the economy have rebounded overall.
Argentines pessimistic about economy, political system leading up to election
There is widespread, consistent pessimism among Argentines about the nation’s direction. Many say the country’s economic situation is bad.
Euroskeptics are a bigger presence in the European Parliament than in past
The share of Euroskeptic members of the European Parliament jumped to 29% in 2014. That's up from 17% in 1979.
How Europeans see key institutions and issues ahead of European Parliament elections
Learn how Europeans in 10 EU member states feel about key institutions and issues ahead of European Parliament elections.
In South Africa, racial divisions and pessimism about democracy loom over elections
Many South Africans are dissatisfied with the state of their democracy. Confidence in some civic institutions declined from 1990 to 2013.
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