Nov. 22, 2011—How powerful are political polls? Associate professor and co-director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Josh Clinton is an expert on political polls. He explains how polls not only influence an election, but almost every decision a lawmaker makes. View 2012 election expertise information for Joshua D. Clinton >> Visit ElectionVU to...
Nov. 15, 2011—Most Tennesseans believe that public school teachers are underpaid and many support their right to be represented by unions, according to voters surveyed by the Vanderbilt Poll.
Jun. 19, 2011—A new poll shows the 107th Tennessee General Assembly, marked by debate on a number of controversial issues, slipped in its approval rating in the four months it was in session.
Feb. 16, 2011—Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut will share insights from book Washington Post political reporter Anne Kornblut will be at Vanderbilt University’s First Amendment Center on Feb. 24 for a panel discussion of her book examining America’s readiness for a woman president. The forum “Is America Ready to Elect a Woman President? Sarah Palin and the 2012...
Feb. 6, 2011—The top three priorities for Tennessee’s elected officials should be the economy, education and health care, according to a new poll launched by Vanderbilt University.
Jan. 24, 2011—Vanderbilt experts are available to comment on the State of the Union address.
Oct. 22, 2010—See how Vanderbilt helped find Goldilocks; find out which political science professor is helping NBC with election coverage; and you’re never too young to support the Commodores!
Oct. 4, 2010—Vanderbilt University political scientist Joshua D. Clinton has been named an election analyst for NBC News and will assist the network with its coverage of the 2010 midterm elections. The associate professor of political science will use his strong research-based expertise in congressional politics, campaigns, elections, polling and statistics to help NBC News call races...
May. 12, 2010— Two Vanderbilt University undergraduates had the rare opportunity to present their research findings on the influence of patronage on presidential appointments and government performance at the 2010 Midwest Political Science Association Conference.