Election Day: January 21, 2014

Election Day: January 21, 2014
Special Election Day!! BAD WEATHER is not the reason that 80-90% of the eligible citizens will NOT show up! Typical of mainstream MEDIA election coverage, this Washington post reporter uses the term “voters” to define the narrow slice of the electorate that will actually show up to vote. She also uses the term “trio” of ...

New book provides analysis of voter turnout over last 40 years.

New book provides analysis of voter turnout over last 40 years.
As the director of GOV360, I am always thrilled to find newly published research by scholars in my field. Dan Balz’ Washington Post column, Monday, January 4th, identified a new book about the impact of low voter turnout on American elections. “Who Votes Now” (2014), by Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Nagler is perhaps the ...

Virginia Special Election Candidates

Virginia Special Election Candidates
  VA Special Elections Candidates