Topic: Presidential election

High-stakes gas prices

April 10, 2012
High-stakes gas prices

A year-long surge in gasoline prices is shifting public opinions on a wide range of energy issues, according to the university's new Energy Poll.

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Political scientist debunks three common myths about American voters

Aug. 29, 2008

A Red and Blue Nation?: High voter turnout helps the Democrats. Late-deciders vote for the challenger. Political polarization has left the American electorate deeply divided between "red" and "blue" states. Right? Wrong.

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Students get involved in the political process

March 6, 2008
Students rally at the Feb. 21 Democratic presidential primary debate at the university. Student groups like the College

In the weeks leading up to the March 4 primary, many presidential candidates and their spouses visited the university, getting students excited about the upcoming election and involved in the political process.

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