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  • 29 Apr 2024
    Kim L. Fridkin, Patrick J. Kenney

    Choices in a Chaotic Campaign:  Looking Forward to the 2024 U.S. Presidential Election

    We write this blog knowing the 2024 presidential election will be a rematch of the 2020 contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.  We are not fully aware, though, how changes in the political landscape from 2020 to 2024 will alter how citizens make decisions at the ballot box.  In our book, Choices in a […]

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  • 19 Aug 2020
    Nichole M. Bauer

    The challenges of being a woman on the ticket in 2020

    California Senator Kamala Harris’s selection for the vice-presidential spot is an historic moment. Selecting Harris as a running mate appears to be a pretty reasonable choice for Joe Biden. She’s eminently qualified for the job with her professional background as a prosecutor and her electoral background. She worked her way up to be District Attorney […]

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  • 9 Mar 2020
    John B. Holbein, D. Sunshine Hillygus

    Why Many Young People Don’t Vote – And How to Fix That

    Voter turnout among young Americans has been dismal since 18-year-olds earned the right to vote with the passage of the 26th amendment in 1971. Even in 2018—a high water mark for youth voting—a full 7 in 10 voters failed to turn out. In most Presidential and Midterm elections it’s not uncommon to see older voters […]

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  • 11 Aug 2016
    Danny Hayes, Jennifer L. Lawless

    Think there’s a lot of gender bias in U.S. elections? Think again.

    Jennifer L. Lawless and Danny Hayes talk Women on the Run and whether there is a gender bias in U.S. elections.

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  • 5 Feb 2014
    Hans Noel

    Into the Intro: Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America

    As Americans gear up for the 2016 elections, Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America takes a close look at modern polarization, dominant ideologies, and what "liberalism" and "conservatism" mean today.

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