New Jersey

Election Day’s Most Pressing Voting Irregularities: A Roundup
November 06, 2012

Update: As of 5 p.m. there have been 71,849 calls into Election Protection’s 866-OUR-VOTE Hotline. The trends throughout the day include confusion over voter ID requirements in multiple states; long lines at the polls in part due to early voting restrictions; and inadequate preparation throughout the country—not enough voting machines or polling officials—for a large voter turnout. One of the most significant updates include a number of reports coming out of Pennsylvania—specifically Philadelphia and Pittsburgh—that voters have been wrongfully removed from the voting rolls.

Don't Focus On National Early Voting Numbers
November 01, 2012

The early voting states lean to the right.

Metro Economic Growth Measures on the Down-Ballot Slate
November 01, 2012

As we move into the final days of the campaign season, all eyes are trained on the race for the presidency. But the presidential election is far from the only item on Americans’ ballots.

Romney’s Response to Sandy May Be the Campaign’s Most Revealing Moment
October 31, 2012

Romney really does believe that aiding those in need is best accomplished by private charities. This storm is a reminder of why that's wrong.

How to Tell if FEMA is Doing a Good Job or a Lousy One
October 30, 2012

What does FEMA do, exactly, in the aftermath of a hundred-year storm? And how can we tell whether it's working?

How Sandy Changed The Campaign
October 30, 2012

How will Sandy affect the election? That depends partly on whether you think voters were still making up their minds.

Why Atlantic City Can Expect a Post-Sandy Boardwalk Brawl
October 30, 2012

In Atlantic City, the politics of Sandy hinge on an old division between shiny tourist mecca and dowdy hometown

The Growing Christian Movement Pushing Back Against Islamophobia
October 19, 2012

A growing number of Christian organizations are fed up with Christian Islamophobia and are fighting back.

A Journey to the End of Football
September 14, 2012

The cradle of quarterbacks in the age of concussions.

Jersey Bore: Chris Christie’s Makeover in the Image of Mitt
August 29, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Gets Caught Between Serving the Romney Campaign and His Own Ambitions