Apr. 30, 2014—Primary elections in several counties across Middle Tennessee will be held Tuesday, May 6. Vote and make your voice heard. A change in state law now requires voters to have Tennessee-issued or federal government-issued identification in order to cast a ballot. Acceptable identification includes a Tennessee driver’s license with your photo, a United States passport,...
Power of the press: Can the media influence voting behavior of legislators? New Vanderbilt research says “yes.”
Feb. 28, 2013—Whether politicians and the press seem like friend or foe, elected officials regularly use news outlets to share and defend their views to the public. New research from Vanderbilt University finds certain media actually influenced the voting behavior of politicians.