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: Dec 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Immigration, women's rights, climate change, labor, gun control, nuclear treaties all imperiled.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The District 13 House will take creative resistance to the capital.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The electoral process does not empower the citizenry.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

We still do not know the extent of Russian hacking.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

It won't take an Electoral College rebellion, but an Electoral College miracle to stop a Trump White House.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sympathies for Russia follow white supremacist rise in the GOP.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Pennsylvania legal fight continues, but lessons are learned about how states don't verify the vote.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump is threatened by "Hamilton Electors" movement.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

With Electoral College vote looming, Republicans put party ahead of country.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Russia helped Trump, CIA concluded. Russia hacked RNC, but didn't leak emails.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

As Obama launches a probe into Russia's possible role in hacking the 2016 election, voting experts warn that our systems are already vulnerable to amateur attacks.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

“Americans will never know the truth about what happened.”

Posted on: Dec 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Local election officials in key counties are not helping.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Fifty-nine percent of Detroit's precincts disqualified.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Election 2016 update: Jill Stein campaign says Pennsylvania's election system is such a mess it "might make Kafka proud."

Posted on: Dec 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Media reports that they pulled the plug are wrong.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Invoking Bush v. Gore to stop them or ignore the results.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Everyone is still debating what happened.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A mere 0.22 percent separates the candidates, and thousands of ballot machines recorded no presidential pick.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A new survey of why people did and didn't vote has some valuable insights.