Topic: Elections 2012

New UT Energy Poll Shows Voters Prefer Obama's Energy Platform

Oct. 16, 2012

As the 2012 presidential election draws near, more voters say they prefer the energy policies espoused by President Barack Obama than Gov. Mitt Romney's energy platform, according to the latest University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll results released today.

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Obama's Reelection Chances by the Numbers

July 24, 2012
The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

The 2012 election season is promising to be one of the most unpredictable cycles in recent history.

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Do business ethics scandals affect political campaigns?

May 16, 2012
Do business ethics scandals affect political campaigns?

In this Elections 2012 analysis, McCombs School of Business Professor Robert Prentice discusses the impact of business scandals on presidential election strategy.

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The Texas primary really does matter

May 14, 2012
We are in the general now

In this Elections 2012 analysis, Center for Politics and Governance Director Sherri Greenberg discusses the important races on the Texas primary ballot.

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Anxiety in political advertising

May 4, 2012
Anxiety in political advertising

In this latest analysis, Assistant Professor of Government Bethany Albertson explains how candidates tap into voters' emotions in political ads.

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