News tagged with voter turnout

Voter ID law effects hard to pinpoint

Indiana's strict voter identification law may have prevented some elderly citizens from voting in the last two presidential elections, but there's little evidence it kept large numbers of voters from the polls, according ...

dateAug 24, 2015 in Social Sciences
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3Qs: Will Sandy have an impact on the election?

Just five days remain until the nation elects its next pres­i­dent. But Michael Dukakis, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Polit­ical Sci­ence and the 1988 Demo­c­ratic nom­inee for pres­i­dent, says the flawed Elec­toral ...

dateNov 05, 2012 in Social Sciences
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The role of genes in political behavior

Politics and genetics have traditionally been considered non-overlapping fields, but over the past decade it has become clear that genes can influence political behavior, according to a review published online August 27th ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Social Sciences
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