elections

When Porn and Politics Collide

It’s easy to laugh when a porn star promises to run for political office — or at least to dismiss the campaign as nothing more…

How Not to Be an Asshole About the Election at Work

This may seem like a trick question, but it’s not: Is there a way to shame people into voting without being an asshole? On Election…

Replying to Dumb Election Robotexts Is All the Democracy We Have Left

Unless you’re the kind of person who, at any time of day or night, has a few dozen unread texts from friends and admirers —…

A Queuing Theory Expert Explains the Best Time to Vote on Election Day

Long lines at the voting booth are a scourge on democracy. In every election, new stories emerge of college students waiting until 4 a.m., voters…