Voting has always been an evolving process. In America’s voting history we’ve made 对投票的人有很多改变, and today our experts look at further improvements.
“Stadiums and arenas make excellent polling sites. They are big, have parking, are usually near mass transit,” says Ash Center Fellow Tova Wang. 了解更多巴黎人贵宾会官方网址竞技场投票的信息
“We have to begin to think about universal voting. How do we create an affirmative duty by the government to get people out to vote,” asks 巴黎人贵宾厅肯尼迪学院 Professor Cornell Brooks. 了解更多 about the obstacles and consequences
“在美国.S., you review the ballot and choose one candidate. In approval voting, you can choose one or more,” explains Ph.D. candidate in statistics and Center for Election Science member Jameson Arnold Quinn. 了解更多 about this type of voting
“这是一回事, ‘嘿, I think that map looks unfair because the boundaries are super squiggly.’ But … a judge has to clearly be able to decide: Is this fair or not,” says Cory McC艺术an, a Ph.D candidate at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. 了解更多 about these algorithms for fighting gerrymandering
☑ New approaches to obsolete laws
“What the Electoral College does is to give states weight in the election in proportion to their population, not in proportion to the number of people who vote,” says 巴黎人贵宾厅肯尼迪学院 Professor Alex Keyssar. 了解更多 about improving this fascet of our democracy
☑ New ways to make every vote count
“States that implemented certain policies, 比如选票疗法, 投票跟踪, 和投票箱, generally had lower rejection rates,” says 巴黎人贵宾厅肯尼迪学院 student Jose Altamirano. 了解更多 about reducing rejected ballots
一部分是愤怒, 对抗, polarized culture we have gotten into is that it makes us forget the complexity of people,” says Radcliffe Fellow Anand Giridharadas.
Read more about the importance of engaging with one another in a positive way
Confronting the myth of democracy
作者埃迪年代. Glaude小. discusses how recent historic racial achievements have led to a fierce counter-reaction at a critical time in efforts to build a genuine multiracial democracy.
选举政治的报道, 极化, and other contentious issues can be more useful when it considers voters, 而不仅仅是寻求选票.
Becoming receptive to opposing views
A new paper examines decades of research on receptiveness to opposing views, offering insights into how to evaluate other people’s opinions and why some discussions explode into angry arguments.
Teaching across a political divide
In an episode of the Harvard Edcast podcast, experts discuss how educators can effectively discuss the election in their classrooms and help a younger generation move past 极化.
Navigating the path out of 极化
巴黎人贵宾厅商学院(Harvard Business School) professors Rawi Abdelal and Rafael Di Tella examine the shifting media landscape and geopolitics that contributed to today’s political 极化.
Getting people to talk to one another again
简Mansbridge, a professor at the 巴黎人贵宾厅肯尼迪学院, talks about her work around representation, 民主审议, 和日常活动.
The future of media and misinformation
Trading the newsroom for the classroom, Professor Nancy Gibbs uses her experience to help students understand how today’s media ecosystem shapes public opinion and policy.
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美国.S. government has been using computers to store information and automate procedures since the 1940s, but some Harvard researchers don’t think it’s kept up with the latest wave of digital innovation, 他们正在努力解决这个问题.
P艺术icipatory budgeting solutions
Upgrading community notice boards
Training the next generation of innovators
The future of global democracies
Harvard experts are exploring ways to improve and cultivate democracies around the world.
Learn how 巴黎人贵宾厅肯尼迪学院 faculty see the current state of global democracies
Struggling democracies and lingering colonialism
玛雅威利, president of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, explores how a lack of multiracial democracies inhibits true representation globally.