As early voting is set to begin in the Texas primaries, new data from UT Austin finds that Texas continues to have one of the nation’s lowest rates of political and civic participation.Read more
More Americans not only distrust the federal government, but also distrust the news media since the 2016 election.Read more
UT Austin led the nation with the most-improved undergraduate student voting rate for the 2106 election, winning a champion award from the ALL IN Challenge, a nonpartisan organization that promotes civic engagement.Read more
The vast majority of Americans report that they are unsatisfied with how the news media have covered politics.
In a new study, researchers found that individuals are significantly more likely to vote if they receive reminders through Facebook that voting records are public by messages of encouragement or shame to vote.Read more