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March 13, 2019
David Magleby reflects on 40 years at BYU
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December 17, 2018
It’s the political scientist’s often-asked chicken and egg: does a person’s political party or policy attitudes come first?
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July 24, 2018
A new study from a BYU political science professor shows texting information about politicians' corruption can improve democratic election outcomes.

 

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July 09, 2018
With a Supreme-Court-nominee recently announced and a contentious approval process looming, a BYU political science professor is raising questions about some of the problems associated with the nomination process. 

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October 23, 2017
Scroll through Twitter or watch an NFL game and you’ll quickly remember we live in a time of unprecedented political polarization. According to BYU researchers, politicians’ penchant for violent language isn’t helping.

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November 02, 2016
With Utah considered a “tossup” in the Presidential election, all eyes will be on the Utah Colleges Exit Poll and its KBYU broadcast Tuesday night when voting booths close at 8 p.m.

 

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October 09, 2016
Professor Jessica Preece has authored several new studies that show how women respond to efforts recruiting them to run for political office. 

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September 17, 2012
New experiments in group decision making show that having a seat at the table is very different than having a voice.

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