Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's democracy and voting rights. He is the author of several books on elections and the co-author of Who Controls Our Schools: How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and the Charter School Industry (AlterNet eBook, 2016). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Mar 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Turnout in primaries has little relation to voting next fall.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Voters support transparency and accountability.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Big victories for Trump across the map, while Bernie comes through in states that raise electability questions about Hillary's campaign.

Posted on: Feb 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Moderate Republicans may soon be without a party.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The strategy to blunt Clinton's growing momentum.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

"Is the Republican Party truly not going to resist its own debasement?"

Posted on: Feb 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump is positioned to win big on Super Tuesday.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Working-class voters in Las Vegas tipped the balance to Clinton.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Silver State is the tipping point.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

On the ground in South Nevada, a visit to events for Sanders and Clinton show two very different energy levels.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Meet the extremist, reclusive billionaire who made Cruz’s candidacy possible.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The future of key constituencies in both parties, but especially Democrats, is at stake.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Will the endorsement of a political money operation play into Sanders' hands?

Posted on: Feb 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A new political strategy: throw online charters overboard to save the rest of the school privatization industry.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sanders supporters show they are in it for the long haul.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

20%+ victory for Sanders, and twice the vote totals of any other Republican for Trump will send shockwaves.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The first one-on-one Democratic debate of 2016.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Some of the allegations are serious. But most are not.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The surging grassroots campaign powered by small donors has broken its one-day fundraising record.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There's more at stake than heads versus hearts.