Even among states that have tried to make it easier to vote, turnout has dropped from the last midterm primaries.
States still show big variations in rates.
Eleven states' largest companies didn't make the Fortune 500.
The law in 35 states call for coin tosses or other games of chance to decide the winner of tied elections.
New Census data reveal patterns in births among women—young and old—by relationship status, age, education and poverty level.
People in southern states generally pay a smaller tax for gasoline than the rest of the country.
Eight state constitutions have various restrictions about people who don't declare a belief in a supreme being.
Rhode Island became the latest on Thursday.
Government transfers have helped the South catch up with larger Northern states.
Roughly 1 in 9 Americans lives in a state that bans all consumer fireworks.