2016 Election Archives
Apr. 10, 2018—Former Vice President Joe Biden’s message to a packed Langford Auditorium on Tuesday revolved around two themes: a call for bipartisanship and a plea for Americans to remember who they are.
Jun. 30, 2017—President Trump was not elected by white working-class voters, say two researchers who consulted data from the American National Election Studies.
Jan. 12, 2017—President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated Jan. 20. Several Vanderbilt professors have opinions about the inauguration and transition.
Nov. 16, 2016—Progress is still possible if both parties are willing to reach across the aisle, writes Suzanna Sherry in "The Tennessean."
Nov. 14, 2016—The temptation to quickly arrange a summit between President-elect Trump and Vladimir Putin of Russian should be avoided, says Tom Schwartz of Vanderbilt.
Oct. 28, 2016—Sociologist Amy Cooter says the acquittal may set a "legal and psychological precedent" for groups seeking to take action against a federal government they mistrust.
Oct. 26, 2016—Internet posts by white supremacists websites have spiked in concert with the presidential campaign.
Oct. 20, 2016—There is historical precedent for Donald Trump's refusal to confirm he will accept the results of the presidential election. It happened in 1860 and resulted in the Civil War.
Oct. 6, 2016—Barring a "cataclysmic event," Tennessee voters will pick Donald Trump to be the next president on Election Day, according to the new Vanderbilt Poll.
Oct. 3, 2016—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will sponsor a “Women in Politics” lecture series during October and early November. The series kicks off Monday, Oct. 10, with Nashville Mayor Megan Barry discussing “Women, Politics and Progress in 2016.”