In The News: Department of Political Science

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
October 27, 2020

Voters will be electing dozens of judges to the bench in this election and although much of the focus is on the big races, there are key judicial decisions to be made on the ballot this year.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 27, 2020

In 2020, the sleeping giant has awakened.

The Nevada Independent
October 26, 2020

If any single category of voter has come to define the chaotic race for 2020, it is the American suburbanite.

The Nevada Independent
October 26, 2020

If any single category of voter has come to define the chaotic race for 2020, it is the American suburbanite.

Bucks County Courier Times
October 22, 2020

2016 might feel like the distant past. Yet, Pennsylvania voters are little changed in their party registrations from four years ago, records show.

Jewish Insider
October 22, 2020

Growing up in Canton, a small city in northeast Ohio, Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV) spent much of her childhood at the local Jewish Community Center, where she swam and worked as a lifeguard. Her mother also taught swimming lessons there, and several of Lee’s seven siblings worked as lifeguards.

USA Today
October 21, 2020

In 2016, nearly all major metropolitan areas voted for Hillary Clinton, including the counties that generate nearly two-thirds of the U.S. economy. In 2018, voters in the nation’s big blue metros returned Democrats to the majority in the House and drove the party’s senate pick-ups in Arizona and Nevada. They also secured gubernatorial victories in several other states. Suburbs in particular played an outsized role in the blue shift.

USA Today
October 21, 2020

In 2016, nearly all major metropolitan areas voted for Hillary Clinton, including the counties that generate nearly two-thirds of the U.S. economy. In 2018, voters in the nation’s big blue metros returned Democrats to the majority in the House and drove the party’s senate pick-ups in Arizona and Nevada. They also secured gubernatorial victories in several other states. Suburbs in particular played an outsized role in the blue shift.

Voice of America
October 21, 2020

Should Americans trust polling data showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump ahead of the November 3 election? VOA's Elizabeth Lee takes a look.

KNPR News
October 21, 2020

For voters, the biggest box to check off this election will be for former Vice President Joe Biden or President Donald Trump, but how do third-party candidates fare in a two-party system?  

BYUradio
October 21, 2020

Sirius XM | Top of Mind with Julie Rose: The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination on Thursday. The vote is expected to go in her favor there, and in the Senate. Senator Lindsey Graham predicted that in his opening speech, before we ever even heard from Judge Barrett. So if the hearings aren’t for senators to figure out how they want to vote, then what are they for?

Newswise
October 16, 2020

A U.S. map peppered with red and blue has become the unofficial logo of the presidential election in recent years. But it hasn’t always been that way, and, like much in politics, it’s a bit more complicated.