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Six days before the Nov. 8 general election, two UC Davis Political Scientists will give a talk about the hearts and minds of voters - both in California, where they face a dizzying array of ballot measures, and nationwide, where divisions run deep ...
In election years, when the din of cable news grows tiresome, political junkies turn to a perverse form of Entertainment: watching campaign ads.

There was a time when ticket splitting was common. Voters would support one party's candidate for president and the other's for Congress.
Political Scientists consider ballot roll-off an under-recognized but serious problem. Christopher Mann, a political scientist at New York's Skidmore College who studies the issue, said that depending on the type of election - presidential, non ...
Trump has upset a lot of expectations this year - among them those of many political scientists. Photo: George Frey/Getty Images.
political science faculty member David Kimball (center), flanked by colleagues Anita Manion and Dave Robertson, responds to a question Thursday during a lecture on the 2016 election in the J.C.

Donald J. Trump has claimed, without evidence, that the election will be "rigged" and "taken away from us." Political Scientists say this type of rhetoric erodes ...
"With this statement Sergey Lavrov accepts Turkey's stance that the NK confluct should be settled by the preconditions frequently voiced by Turkey," the political scientist said. Manvel Sargsyan stated that this is an attempt to reinforce Turkey's ...
Deshpande has been a member of the Lokniti network of Indian Political Scientists that conducts the National Election Studies (NES) in India and has worked on the nature of the women's vote in Indian elections using NES data.
political scientist and Chicago University professor John Mearsheimer sees no reason for conflict between Moscow and Washington but thinks that a change in relations is unlikely in the current circumstances.
The election is less than three weeks away, and the ballots are out in Colorado. A political science professor at the University of Florida is keeping a close eye on you Colorado voters who take advantage of early voting.
Friends and family gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the life and work of the late political scientist Susan Tolchin. Admirers of her work, especially the groundbreaking 1996 book "The Angry American: How Voter Rage is Changing the Nation," gathered at ...
FOCUS: Good day, Mr Galabov! With regard to the recent events and remarks exchanged between the parties forming the ruling majority, how stable is the government?
Detroit (CBS DETROIT) - Republican Presidential contender Donald Trump is making the claim over and over on social media, and it has many wondering: Could this election really be rigged?
Not tired of election talk yet? Or just curious about the implications of what voters decide Nov. 8? Then hear professional political watchers offer their prognostications at Colorado State University on Thursday.
In yet another headline causing concern about the state of relations between the U.S. and Russia, a political scientist with close ties to the Kremlin says he's already prepping for the worst.
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 17, ARMENPRESS. At this stage there is no threat to Armenia from the rapprochement of the Russian-Turkish relations, Director of the Caucasus Institute, political scientist Alexander Iskandaryan told "Armenpress". He said currently ...

Nova Scotians have elected dozens of mayors, wardens, councillors and school board members, but numbers show only about seven out of ten eligible voters in the Halifax Regional Municipality made it out to the polls.
Four years ago, China seized the Scarborough Shoal from The Philippines in an act of aggression that provoked protests by Filipinos in cities around the world.
In turn, that will only increase the relative influence of the 15 or so "Freedom Caucus" hard-liners making up the Republicans' most conservative faction, according to Georgetown political scientist Michele Swers. "Right now, the GOP has the biggest ...
Princeton University political scientist Michael Danielson, who helped modernize the study of local government in the United States and abroad, died Sept.
The two political scientists at Johns Hopkins University point out that the federal government employs about 2.5 million career civil servants, most of whom consider us ordinary Americans to be dumb as nailheads, while actually getting the facts all ...
But a University of Florida political scientists says Democrats are whittling away at that advantage and could be poised to make history.
"One thing it guarantees is that the delegation's seniority is going to decline,'' says Pearson Cross, a political scientist at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. "Both seats in the House and (one seat in the) Senate will be filled by newcomers ...
As a political scientist and an author of "Anxious politics: Democratic Citizenship in a Threatening World," Albertson is particularly worried about young voters.
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 17, ARMENPRESS. At this stage there is no threat to Armenia from the rapprochement of the Russian-Turkish relations, Director of the ...
Four years ago, China seized the Scarborough Shoal from The Philippines in an act of aggression that provoked protests by Filipinos in cities around the world.
"The US has played itself into a corner and it's then become seriously frightened," he said. The political scientist recalled that back in 2014 the US Strategic Command conducted combat operations based on the Bear Spear model of a nuclear strike on ...
Glen Browder, a political scientist and emeritus professor at Jacksonville State University who served in Congress as a Democrat, said it is important for Democrats to go to the polls because the presidential candidates are not the only names presented ...
Nearly every day in her Winter Park office, Judi Addelston listens to people's most dire fears and anxieties about the upcoming presidential election and the future of the country.
New York: There has never been a more experienced candidate - male or female - in the US presidential race than Hillary Clinton, according to a leading US political scientist, who added that it was "ironic" that Ms Clinton's likely victory would come ...
No matter who wins House and Senate races this election Day in Louisiana, the state's congressional delegation will lose clout next year.
Since Historians and political scientists are normally members of the Democratic party, and voter fraud has since 1932 been almost exclusively a trait of that political movement, or at least the research that has been conducted has almost exclusively ...
In turn, that will only increase the relative influence of the 15 or so "Freedom Caucus" hard-liners making up the Republicans' most conservative faction, according to Georgetown political scientist Michele Swers. "Right now, the GOP has the biggest ...
Princeton University political scientist Michael Danielson, who helped modernize the study of local government in the United States and abroad, died Sept.
This government-funded initiative brings together multiple investigators from MIT and other universities, including systems theorists, computer scientists, Economists, and Political Scientists, to analyze and model patterns of communication and ...
At an anti-Donald Trump rally here, Leah Morris registered for an absentee ballot in her home State of Oregon and explained why many other Americans living ...
"The Russian political scientist's announcement scientist is absurd. As far as I am aware, Political Scientists are not technical experts, especially when they have never seen the reservoir and are commenting about it. Therefore, it is clear that the ...
The results of these referendums, according to The Times, "eroded their own [the voters] rights and ignited political crises," thereby underpinning "why many Political Scientists consider referendums messy and dangerous." Referendums "often subvert ...
The two political scientists at Johns Hopkins University point out that the federal government employs about 2.5 million career civil servants, most of whom consider us ordinary Americans to be dumb as nailheads, while actually getting the facts all ...
That's the topic of a brand-new book by Jennifer Bachner and Benjamin Ginsburg: What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the government and Their Misconceptions about the American people (Prometheus).
Leaked tapes from 2005 left the Trump campaign scrambling ahead of Sunday night's debate as many tuned in to see if he could save his bid for the presidency.
The State asked three S.C. Political Scientists for their assessment of Sunday's presidential debate, when Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump faced off for the second time.
Governor Rick Scott says he won't extend the state's voter registration deadline because of hurricane Matthew. That decision is attracting criticism from.
The best models for political scientists seem to be the ones that are deployed far in advance of elections, so as not to be tainted by actual politics or the campaigns themselves.
Sofia. In connection with the forthcoming start of the campaign for the presidential elections and national referendum, which will be held on November 6, 2016, FOCUS news agency launches a series of interviews with prominent political scientists and ...
Antoniy Todorov, professor of political science at New Bulgarian University, in an interview with FOCUS news agency. FOCUS: Prof. Todorov, what are your expectations of the upcoming presidential election and the campaign that precedes it?
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, left, and her Vice Presidential running mate Tim Kaine celebrate after her acceptance speech on the final day of the Democratic National Convention on July 28, 2016 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
Republican vice-presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence, right, and Democratic vice-presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine speak during the vice-presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.
Though voters upended their governments' plans, eroded their own rights and ignited political crises, they all accomplished one thing: They demonstrated why many political scientists consider referendums messy and dangerous. When asked whether ... When ...


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