2020 Election Series

As the contentious election season heats up, UNLV experts offer context on various facets of the political system.

In This Series

Arts and Culture | September 28, 2020
UNLV debate expert Jacob Thompson examines the impact a Trump-Biden matchup will have on the final election result.
UNLV professor Rebecca Gill
Business and Community | October 2, 2020
UNLV political and judicial expert Rebecca Gill explains the history of the United States’ contentious appointment process, how it differs from other nations, and the implications of a recent vacancy.
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Business and Community | October 9, 2020
UNLV political scientist Dan Lee examines America’s two-party system and how electoral rules benefit major party candidates on Election Day.
UNLV professor Michael Green
Business and Community | October 12, 2020
Snail mail ballots have a long history of success, says UNLV historian Michael Green, so why all the controversy?
Research | October 14, 2020
UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington explores the impact of politics and partisanship on online friendships.
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Research | October 15, 2020
UNLV research team explores the population and politics of 13 swing states, pushing beyond the old blue state-red state model and painting a new picture where changing suburbs influence outcomes.

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