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  • How The Mountain West States Voted in 2016: A Post-Election Analysis of Trends, Demographics, and Politics in America's New Swing Region

    Video and materials are now available online.

  • The End of the Democratic Blue Wall?

    On November 8, 2016, the Republicans breached a key portion of the Blue Wall as presidential candidate Donald Trump narrowly carried Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, while also cutting the margin in the once solid Democratic state of Minnesota. Had this section of the Blue Wall held, Hillary Clinton would have won the presidency with 278 Electoral College votes, despite losing swing states such as Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, and Ohio.

  • Making Cooperative Extension Work for Southern Nevada

    Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute are pleased to host an event in our Research Colloquium Series, Making Cooperative Extension Work for Southern Nevada: Fulfilling UNLV's Urban Land Grant Mission." Scholars offer a series of research presentations designed to inform and engage our community on this important topic.

  • What is Light Rail and How Can it Benefit Las Vegas?

    Brookings Mountain West and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada will lead an analysis of selected rail transportation systems in place and under construction throughout the United States.

  • Brookings Public Policy Minor

    The Brookings' Minor in Public Policy provides UNLV undergraduates with a unique educational experience through a series of courses taught by UNLV faculty and scholars from the Brookings Institution. 


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