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Iowa State Researchers Find Evidence of Growing Polarization in U.S.

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Iowa State University researchers developed a technique to determine if election results truly represent the “will of the people.” Their study of ballot data provides new evidence of the growing polarization of U.S. voters.

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Experts Offer Insight Into Key Issues in 2014 Midterm Elections, Including Race, Gender, and the Economy

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Smartphone-Based Voting Technology May Lead to Fewer User Errors

A new study published in Human Factors examines how smartphone-based voting systems can be incorporated into the current large-scale election process.

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"George Washington Would Be Embarrassed!" Villanova Professors React to State of the Union Address

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New Initiative to Modernize Voter Registration Working Well

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The Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), a nonprofit group, improved voter registration and the accuracy of voter files in the seven participating states, according to a new report by RTI International.

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Arkansas Poll: Voters Express Record Levels of Pessimism About the Future

The 15th annual Arkansas Poll, conducted during the federal shutdown, found residents of the state dramatically more pessimistic about the future while continuing the trend toward identifying as Republican-leaning Independents.

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Texas Tech Researcher: Terrorism Attacks Drive Voters to the Polls

The study found that terrorist attacks motivate citizens to vote.

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Professor Examines the Role of Race in Shaping the Republican South

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Regional politics didn’t change, so the parties did, University of Alabama at Birmingham professor says in a new book.

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K-State Professor Studies the Female Variable in Gubernatorial Candidates

A political science professor is studying the importance given to social policies by current and former female governors. With 10 female candidates currently running for governor on major party tickets -- a record-tying number, the professor said little is known about female governor's policy initiatives which shape a state.

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