elections

Voters Deserve to Know Their Votes will Count

By on December 17, 2018
Voters Deserve to Know Their Votes will Count

by WAYNE WILLIAMS

In a recent Gallup poll, a full one-third of Americans were not confident that their votes are accurately counted.

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Election Security: An Ongoing Responsibility

By on December 17, 2018
Election Security: An Ongoing Responsibility

by KIM WYMAN

A core strength of American elections is the decentralized process. No one entity has oversight over all ballot counting, which means there’s no single point for a bad actor to attack.

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A View from Dubuque, Iowa

By on October 23, 2018
A View from Dubuque, Iowa

by CHRISTOPHER B. BUDZISZ

“The current picture of Iowa and Dubuque is that it is not yet firmly Trump Country,” reports the Professor from Loras College and the Director of the Loras College Poll.

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A View from Northampton County

By on October 23, 2018
A View from Northampton County

by CHRISTOPHER P. BORICK

“Nothstein’s allegiance to Trump appears to be more of a burden than a boost as the mid-terms draw near,” writes the Muhlenberg College Professor about the local GOP candidate for Congress.

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A View from Trumbull County, Ohio

By on October 23, 2018
A View from Trumbull County, Ohio

by ADAM FULLER

“Trump’s single greatest achievement is his tearing up of NAFTA,” writes the Professor from Youngstown State University.

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A View from Macomb County

By on October 23, 2018
A View from Macomb County

by DAVID A. DULIO & JOHN S. KLEMANSKI

“Macomb residents are sticking with President Trump,” write the professors from Oakland University in Michigan.

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A View from Kenosha County

By on October 23, 2018
A View from Kenosha County

by ARTHUR I. CYR

“Kenosha County reflects both traditional Democratic Party roots and recent Republican strength,” writes the Professor & Director of the Clausen Center for World Business at Carthage College.

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Paper Ballots & Election Security:

By on September 20, 2018
Paper Ballots & Election Security:

by PHILIP STUPAK

Eliminating the human element from filling out paper ballots is as essential to election security as ensuring election machines produce a voter verifiable paper ballot.

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Safeguarding the Mid-Terms

By on September 20, 2018
Safeguarding the Mid-Terms

by KYLE CHANCE

There’s a mixed bag of actions being taken by election officials in states across the country in order to mitigate the infiltration of election systems during the 2018 mid-terms.

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The Republican Party and the Black Vote – A Q&A with J.C. Watts

By on November 16, 2015 with 0 Comments
The Republican Party and the Black Vote – A Q&A with J.C. Watts

The former Oklahoma Congressman and Chairman of the House Republican Conference has some strong words for his party over its efforts – or lack thereof – to win support among African American voters.

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