Voting and elections
The state of the U.S. election system
October 17, 2012New report from MIT and Caltech notes gains in voting-machine technologies, but warns they could be cancelled out by errors introduced through mail and Internet voting.
3 Questions: Charles Stewart sizes up the 2012 election
October 11, 2012MIT political scientist and voting expert weighs in on the state of the presidential campaign, the shifting demographics of America, and the tossup U.S. Senate races.
3 Questions: Michael Piore on labor disputes at the ballot box
November 10, 2011Labor economist sizes up the impact and meaning of this week’s high-profile Ohio referendum to restore collective bargaining rights for public employees.
Cryptographic voting debuts
November 13, 2009A new system for ensuring accurate election tallies, which MIT researchers helped to develop, passed its first real-world test last Tuesday.
Detailed explanation of how the voting encryption system works
November 13, 2009
The role of race
January 20, 2009Voting analysis shows Obama won because of his support among blacks.
Far from perfect
October 27, 2008With election days away, Stewart charts progress of U.S. voting security
Both sides of the Net
October 24, 2008Assessing Obama, McCain positions on Internet, technology
Conference weighs Electoral College pros and cons
October 20, 2008
Conference to take hard look at Electoral College
October 8, 2008As election nears, experts to debate changing controversial system
Also labeled: Business and management
Polling questions: MIT's Adam Berinsky breaks down the surveys
October 8, 2008
Oct. 6 energy debate to feature presidential campaign reps
October 1, 2008
Also labeled: Energy
Prioritizing science: MIT experts weigh in ahead of election
September 30, 2008
Panel to address foreign challenges awaiting next presidentSubscribe
September 16, 2008