Discover the different phases of the most intense presidential campaign in the world, from the primaries to the Republican and Democratic national conventions, counting down to the days of the elections.

‘America Vinte Vinte’: the US three weeks before the elections

Silvia Curado, on Science in the USA, and Nuno Mota Pinto, on the impact of the…

FLAD/Expresso Debate: The pandemic and the economy create many unknowns in polls

Arrival of a second wave can disproportionately affect Republicans. Trump's…

Polls and predictions: what has failed and what do we need to learn to read them better?

See here the first of the two debates of the partnership between FLAD and…

What the polls say: the first debate of the FLAD/SIC-Expresso partnership

Debates with experts and interviews with our congressmen are the initiatives we…

Observador Newsletter: Will candidates health weigh in on the ballot?

From the heart attack hidden by Woodrow Wilson to John McCain's 1,173-page report,…

The vice-presidential debate: Mike Pence and Kamala Harris

Sitting at a table, separated by plexiglas, the debate of the 'Vices' was dominated…

Observador Newsletter: Election day beyond Trump and Biden

When they head to the polls on November 3, Americans will have to choose far beyond…

‘America Vinte Vinte’: the American electoral system and the States that will decide the election

This week, an interview with the president of the American Club: "The election will…

Observador Newsletter: Which demographic groups can decide an election?

Barack Obama became famous in 2004 with a speech of unity in which he said that…

Observador Newsletter: Can small candidates decide the outcome of the elections?

This week's Observador Special American Elections newsletter discusses the…

Observador Newsletter: Why are swing-states so important?

What is a swing-state and how important are these states in U.S. presidential…

Observador Newsletter: Why is the Vice President choice so important?

In this week's Newsletter 'Special American Elections' from Observador we talk…

Republican National Convention: What’s going to happen this year?

The Republican Party begins today the national convention in a hybrid model. Learn…

Observador Newsletter: What are US Party National Conventions for?

Every Monday, FLAD and Observador presents a newsletter on the 2020 US elections.…

Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders Open Democratic Convention

The pandemic prevented the gathering of delegates and candidates in Milwaukee. For…

How is the president elected?

What is the electoral college? What if no candidate wins the election? Come and see…

How do you choose a candidate in the primaries?

The choice of a candidate in the primaries is far from a simple vote. What are…