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High turnout for union elections, results tallied

Jun. 8, 2017—Faculty union election ballots were tallied in a June 6 public proceeding by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Can you handle the truth about democracy?

Jun. 22, 2016—Election outcomes depend far less on voters' opinions on policy and the incumbents than we thought. What does matter? Weather.

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Trump’s ethnocentrism will bring voters to the polls, pro and con

May. 26, 2016—Ethnocentrism, a term explained in a 2009 book by Vanderbilt's Cindy Kam, is showing up in a major way as a driver in the campaign of Donald Trump.

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TIP SHEET: Political expert John Geer can comment on presidential races

Jan. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt University political scientist John Geer, the nation’s leading expert on negative political advertising, is available to comment on the U.S. Democratic and Republican presidential primary elections. Geer co-chairs Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

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VUCast: Who looks like a leader to you?

Dec. 17, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Find out why gender matters when you envision a president, leader or CEO; see what Vanderbilt blasted into space and what it's doing now; and learn how the price of cigarettes is saving babies' lives.

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Vanderbilt alumni elected to Metro government Sept. 10

Sep. 16, 2015—Two candidates with close ties to Vanderbilt University were elected to office within the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on Sept. 10.

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Media Advisory: Vanderbilt to host Meet the Candidates picnic July 16

Jul. 13, 2015—All of the candidates running in the Aug. 6 Nashville election are invited to stump for votes at a July 16 indoor picnic for the Vanderbilt community.

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Focus on the future topic of post-election (Lunch) Box talk

Oct. 30, 2012—Michael Bess and Mike Vandenbergh, two Vanderbilt University professors, and Samar Ali, a Vanderbilt alumna who works in the Haslam administration, will address “Visions of the Future” Nov. 7 at the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St.

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Decode the election at Vanderbilt’s Saturday University

Sep. 13, 2012—Saturday University, designed to help adults rediscover the joy of education, will focus on the November elections during sessions Oct. 13 and 20.

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Reaction to recent positive Obama ad indicates negative strategy would be better

Jul. 30, 2012—Nearly a third of American voters finds a new ‘positive’ ad by President Obama contrasting his approach to the economy with that of Mitt Romney to be 'disgusting.'

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Education and the 2012 Election

Apr. 18, 2012—"The economy and jobs will be the two biggest issues in this fall’s general election, but education will also factor in who votes for which candidate and why," writes Christopher Loss.

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VUCast Newscast: Provocative Politics

Mar. 9, 2012—This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Provocative Politics: the power of a sensational ad See the Civil War through the eyes of those who stayed at home Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine goes hip hop

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