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Quin Monson on the Salt Lake Tribune's Mormon Land podcast

‘Mormon Land’: Will LDS voters back or buck Trump? Could he chase them away from the GOP?
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David Magleby on Fox 13 News

FOX 13 Investigates: Tab for Lee-McMullin Senate race totals $35 million and counting
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

What we learned from the Mike Lee-Evan McMullin race in Utah
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Chris Krewson in the Daily Universe

Supreme Court to hear affirmative action case
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Josh Gubler on Kuer 90.1

Can you combat prejudice with humanizing media? Nope, says BYU study
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Political Science Professors featured on YNews

Media messages that humanize outgroups don’t combat prejudice, new BYU study finds.
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Joel Selway in the Washington Post

Has time run out for Thailand's prime minister?
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Michael Barber's Research on Voter Turnout

Who's more likely to show up at the polls? 400 million voting records show persistent gaps in voter turnout by race, age, and political affiliation
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Jessica Preece Writes "On Being a Disciple of Hope" in BYU Studies

Thoughts on acting in faith, hope, and charity in the context of politics and in the face of so much heaviness in the world.
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Chris Karpowitz on KSL News

Trump's last-minute endorsements of Utah Republicans pad his win-loss record
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Jay Goodliffe in USA Today

More than 40 billionaires back Gov. Ron DeSantis' reelection campaign in Florida. Who are they?
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Quin Monson on KUER 90.1

GOP will skip on the Utah Debate Commission to keep their primary debates in-house
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Quin Monson on KJZZ Radio Station

Utah Democrats throw their support behind an independent — and former Republican
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Chris Karpowitz on AP News

Utah Sen. Mike Lee braces for the toughest reelection fight yet
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

Biggest issues facing Congress according to Utahns? It's all about the economy
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Chris Karpowitz on KSL News

Vetoes show lack of GOP lockstep on transgender sports bans
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Celeste Beesley on KSL News

BYU professor says people of Russia and Ukraine share unique bond, heartbroken over war
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Quin Monson in The Salt Lake Tribune

Post-Trump, see how many Americans, Latter-day Saints and other still buy into QAnon
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

Is violence against the government ever justified? A quarter of Utahns say it is
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

Why Utah Sen. Mitt Romney is raising money for Liz Cheney's reelection campaign
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

Is critical race theory the new wedge issue in political races?
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

COVID-19 deaths have hit 5 million worldwide. But are Utahns now 'numb to the numbers'?
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David Magleby in the Deseret News

Evidence shows Utah's system of voting works
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

Was Utah GOP Rep. Blake Moore's campaign fundraiser invitation to Rep. Liz Cheney a 'risky' move?
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

Will controversy over the end to U.S. war in Afghanistan affect Utah's Olympic bid?
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Donna Lee Bowen in the Economist

Bowen's book is mentioned in two articles in the Economist
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Celeste Beesley in the Daily Universe

Timeless truths for turbulent times: Remembering and learning from BYU's 9/11 experience
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Chris Karpowitz in the Deseret News

What kind of challenges should GOP Utah Rep. Burgess Owens expect in his own party?
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Adam Dynes on Y News for BYU Research

Want to influence your local government? Vote in off-cycle elections
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Jeremy Pope and co-author Shawn Treier published new book

Founding Factions: How Majorities Shifted and Aligned to Shape the U.S. Constitution.
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David Magleby's Op-Ed in The Salt Lake Tribune

David B. Magleby: President Trump must be held accountable
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Jeremy Pope's Op-Ed in the Deseret News

Our politics are not polarized, they’re partisan — which could be worse
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Michael Barber's Op-Ed in the Deseret News

Wednesday’s attack on the Capitol is truly unprecedented
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Jeremy Pope in the Deseret News

How Joe Biden can effectively govern without a mandate
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Quin Monson on The Salt Lake Tribune's Podcast Mormon Land

BYU political scientist talks about LDS voters: Did they help Biden win Arizona? Will they stick with the GOP?
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Adam Dynes on KSL News Radio

Who will win the presidential race on November 3rd? It’s anyone’s guess
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Richard Davis on KSL News Radio

Political science professor says post-election violence unlikely
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Joel Selway's Publication with Brookings Institute

Thailand's National moment: Protests in a continuing battle over nationalism
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Sven Wilson's Publication with Sage Journals

Military Service, Combat Experience, and Civic Participation
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Kirk Hawkins in the Deseret News

Election 2020: Donald Trump, populism and what happens after the election
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Joel Selway on BYU Radio

Democracy Protests in Thailand Appear Headed for Another Coup
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Chris Krewson in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage

Turbulent confirmation hearings don't change how Americans view the Supreme Court

Student News

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BYU Poli Sci Student a Keynote Speaker at the Brent Taylor Foundation Gala

Saturday Nov 12, 2022: BYU Political Science student Kray Jubek gave one of the keynote addresses for the Major Brent Taylor Foundation Gala at the Eccles Conference Center in Ogden Utah.