Irvine, Calif., July 20, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) is delighted to announce the launch of the new Fair Elections and Free Speech Center. The Center is dedicated to advancing an understanding of, and offering means to counter, threats to the stability and legitimacy of democratic governments exacerbated by the unregulated growth of digital media and other technological changes in mass communication.
It’s been seven months since Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States, yet the Donald Trump-led “Stop The Steal” campaign has not subsided. Polls show a growing majority of Republicans believe the lie that the 2020 election…
On April 26 (Monday), the Supreme Court of the United States will address the constitutional standard for disclosure of donor information for the first time since Justices Amy Coney Barrett, Neil Gorsuch, Elena Kagan and Brett Kavanaugh joined the court.…
James Long has observed many elections in Asia and Africa, for research and as part of an advocacy organization called Democracy International. An associate professor of political science at the University of Washington, Long has witnessed firsthand the kind of…
In a paper published in the Journal on Active Aging researchers conclude that both 2020 presidential candidates — former Vice President Joe Biden, 77, and President Donald Trump, 74 — are likely to maintain their health beyond the end of the next presidential term. As a result, they say that chronological age and fitness should not be factors in the 2020 election.
Study by UC’s New Electorate Project documents a growing divide on preferences for absentee ballots. Before the pandemic, there wasn’t any difference in the rates at which Democratic and Republican voters actually cast their ballots by mail or in-person. That may change now.
By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: April 3, 2020 | 9:41 am | SHARE: As coronavirus continues to upend day-to-day life, the upcoming 2020 elections will also be affected. In Ohio, where the governor canceled that state’s primaries, we see one vivid example of how the global pandemic has already impacted elections here in America.
The aftershocks of Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election are still being felt today. Is the United States ready for 2020?
Every four years, U.S. presidential candidates compete in a series of state contests to gain their party’s nomination. The political process is one of the most complex and expensive in the world.
As the 2020 elections approach, voters need to be aware of possibly malicious attempts to manipulate their opinions and their votes, according to Dr. George Markowsky, professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Donald Trump’s Twitter activity during the 2016 presidential primaries was largely comprised of tweets about performance, style, personal attacks and his standing in the polls.
Researchers call this type of political messaging a strategy frame. Issue frames, meantime, deal with policy, decision-making, and identifying problems and proposing solutions.
Most GOP hopefuls were issue focused. Only Trump and John Kasich, the last two Republicans standing prior to the convention, emphasized strategy over issues, according to a new study by researchers from the University at Buffalo and Georgia State University.