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: Oct 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trolls hack online polls for Trump. Trump projects the "stealing" of the election on Democrats.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A recent Democracy Corps poll shows no boost for Trump resulting from some young voters' distaste for Hillary.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

We all need to take a shower after the sleaziest presidential debate in memory.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Clinton was disciplined, but delivered no knockout blows.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

They say the sky will fall. But it didn't when Berkeley passed a soda tax.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

As Sanders campaigns for Clinton, diehards are not moved.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Early news reports describe colossal damage in impoverished nations.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Repeal reproductive rights, revive the Cold War, ignore climate change, and cut taxes for the rich.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A series of data points suggest a high turnout is taking shape.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

CNN/ABC agree to look at top 30 questions before next town hall-style debate.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The broad consensus of Trump failure includes Republicans and conservatives.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Clinton appeared more presidential.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The first of the three debates will set the tone.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

It is all about getting out the vote.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Clinton's summer lead has withered; Trump's numbers are steady; third-party candidates have gained.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

As Trump rises in swing state polls, one wonders: What are voters thinking?

Posted on: Sep 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Powell: "Trump has no sense of shame.”

Posted on: Sep 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Election officials say not to worry. But computer scientists do.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A barrage of phone calls, e-mails, webcasts have just begun.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

He was a faithful patron of progressive causes, from opposing the Vietnam War to supporting Bernie Sanders for president.