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Article ID: 699933

UB Expert’s Election Forecasting Model Predicts Big House Gains for Dems

University at Buffalo

A distinguished professor of political science at the University at Buffalo has published his latest Seats-in-Trouble projection in the journal PS: Political Science and Politics. James Campbell says indications point to as many as 44 seats moving to the Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections, shifting control of the House in their favor.

Released:
4-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 699194

More Women Running for Political Office May Hurt Chances for Down-Ballot Candidates

Iowa State University

Gender stereotypes and biases still influence voters, especially in elections with more than one woman on the ballot, according to new research from Iowa State University. Researchers found gender had the greatest effect on down-ballot races.

Released:
20-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 699058

WashU Expert: Transgender Candidate’s Gubernatorial Nomination Opportunity to Learn

Washington University in St. Louis

Christine Hallquist became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for a governorship by a major party when she won Vermont’s Democratic primary Aug. 14. The nomination marks an historic moment in transgender activism, said an expert on transgender aging at Washington University in St. Louis.“Christine Hallquist’s nomination provides an opportunity to appreciate and learn from the ways that collective social action on the part of trans activists brings forth both opportunities for individuals, but also impacts the social and cultural forces that we all navigate,” said Vanessa Fabbre, assistant professor at the Brown School, who studies LGBTQ aging.

Released:
15-Aug-2018 3:35 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 698909

The road to November: New poll monitors public attitudes on race, immigration leading up to midterms

Cornell University

A new study developed by Cornell University researchers will use three waves of surveys to show how voters’ views on issues that include race, immigration and gender will influence the 2018 midterm elections in November and whether those attitudes shift leading up to the elections.

Released:
13-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 698763

Report: How to Increase Voting and Strengthen Political Learning on College Campuses

Tufts University

A new report released by the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life outlines specific steps to increase electoral engagement, political learning and civic participation at colleges and universities across the country.

Released:
9-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 698547

Facebook's Transparency Is a Good Start, but Its Market Power Could Make It a Major Advocate for Privacy and Cybersecurity Worldwide

Indiana University

In the last week, Facebook disclosed a campaign by foreign interests – likely from Russia -- to disrupt the 2018 midterm elections and announced dramatic spending increases on improvements to data privacy and security. Cybersecurity expert Scott Shackelford shares what the company should do next

Released:
3-Aug-2018 12:00 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


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