Election 2020

The 2020 US presidential election is a critical moment for politics, technology and policy-making. We cover everything from secure voting systems and disinformation campaigns to the future of jobs and plans to combat climate change.

Election 2020

How Biden’s climate plan stacks up to Bernie’s

He doesn’t plan to spend nearly as much, but he’s striving to build a broader coalition.

Former Vice President Joe Biden staged a surprise surge in the Super Tuesday primaries.
Election 2020

Bernie Sanders has an audacious—and hugely expensive—climate plan

But it restricts some of the tools we may need to rapidly cut greenhouse-gas emissions.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders waves to supporters in Iowa last summer.
Election 2020

Pete Buttigieg’s $2 trillion climate plan is infeasible, but less so than most

The Democratic presidential candidate has adopted more favorable views of fracking, nuclear, and carbon removal than his more progressive rivals.

Democratic Candidate Pete Buttigieg
Election 2020

Pollsters got it wrong in the 2016 election. Now they want another shot.

There’s a new crowd of would-be oracles, determined not to replicate the mistakes of their predecessors.

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