Topic: Bruce Buchanan

Primary Election 2014 Expert Guide

March 3, 2014

During Tuesday's joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state's political and social sphere offer their commentary on voter mindsets, contention between parties, Texas government and more.

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UT Faculty Experts on State of the Union Address

Jan. 28, 2014

President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to the speech and are available to speak with the media. 

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Surprises in the election campaign cycle so far

Feb. 22, 2012
Surprises in the election campaign cycle so far

In this video, Professor Bruce Buchanan discusses what's unusual about the Republican primaries, negative ads and the economy's effect on President Barack Obama in the polls.

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Elections 2012: University experts weigh in on the issues

Feb. 16, 2012
Elections 2012: University experts weigh in on the issues

The 2012 election season is promising to be one of the most unpredictable cycles in recent history. Experts from across the university analyze the politics and the issues here.

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Gauging the mood of the voters

Oct. 11, 2010
Gauging the mood of the voters

How are the voters doing this mid-term season? It's a question not often asked, but it is worth raising because intentionally or not, voters create most of the incentives that influence the candidates and the news media. Here are some examples of how incentives are working in 2010.

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