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Article ID: 712078

Ohio State Researchers Among First to Study Facebook Data

Ohio State University

Researchers at The Ohio State University will be among the first to have access to privacy-protected Facebook data to study social media’s impact on democracy in the United States. The Ohio State-led project was among 12 inaugural recipients of the Social Media and Democracy Research grants.

29-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 711765

Unique challenges of ‘mom-candidates’ researched

Bowling Green State University

Dr. Melissa K. Miller, associate professor of political science at Bowling Green State University, is a keen observer of national political campaigns and well aware that women candidates’ fundraising and win-rates now mirror those of men, once incumbency and party are controlled. Yet Miller has long suspected that mothers of young children are held to different standards. Her research details the many ways in which motherhood features in the campaigns of mothers of young children.

23-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 711677

Rurality, Social Identity Is Driving Polarization in Iowa

Iowa State University

What will shape voter attitudes heading into the 2020 election? New research finds rurality, education and race -- not the economic downturn -- significantly predicted the change from Democrat to Republican in 2016.

22-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 711202

How are things in America? The answer depends on who you voted for

University of Delaware

A University of Delaware study found that those who identify with the party of the president are more likely to think conditions of the economy and the world are improving; those who identify with the opposition to think things are getting worse.

11-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 710652

Youth Voter Turnout Analysis Shows Across-the-Board Increases in 2018 Midterms

Tufts University

Youth voter turnout (ages 18-29) increased in the 2018 midterm election in all 34 states for which data are available, according to two new analyses from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE).

2-Apr-2019 4:25 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 709030

UT/TT Poll: Texans Embrace Legislative Focus on Public Education, Property Taxes

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Public education and property taxes are dominating the agenda of the 140-day Texas legislative session now underway, and findings in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll suggest that these efforts resonate with the concerns of Texas voters.

4-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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