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PUBPOL 683

PUBPOL 683: Elections & Campaigns

Gerald Hills
Tuesday
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Fall 2020
5:30-8:20 pm EDT

This course can be taken in-person or remotely online.

The purpose of PubPol 683 is to examine campaigns and explain what happens and why.  Remember: There is no policy without victory.   

In the Media

Hanson weighs in on Michigan's importance in 2020 election

Oct 27, 2020
“Michigan is clearly one of the battleground states,” said Hanson. “The vote totals we see Tuesday night are not going to be indicative of the overall totals," he said. "Probably, they’ll lead more toward Trump on Tuesday because more Republicans...
In the Media

Rabe: Trump re-election would further marginalize EPA staff

Oct 21, 2020
It would be an “opportunity [for the Trump administration] to consolidate and finalize” deregulatory rules and interpretations now pending at EPA or in the courts, said Barry Rabe during an Oct. 15 Brookings Institution webinar on the election’s...
In the Media

Goldenberg's study finds mail-in voting safe and reliable

Oct 19, 2020
Edie Goldenberg studied mail-in balloting as part of a National Academy of Public Administration working group. The group found that “voting by mail is rarely subject to fraud, does not give an advantage to one political party over another and can...
In the Media

Hanson on blue collar Michigan

Oct 14, 2020
Macomb is "a transition county that’s very middle class and very blue collar. In some ways it’s a snapshot of Michigan overall, but also in a lot of ways it ...looks similar to a lot of the rest of the country. If the 2018 election is any indicator...
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Rabe on Biden's appeal to Michigan farmers

Oct 12, 2020
“Climate is a really hard thing to explain, especially when you’re talking about localised impacts," said Rabe. "It’s one thing to talk about wildfires or hurricanes, but hitting plants and agriculture is really significant.” Read the full...
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Hanson highlights tight Michigan Senate race

Oct 1, 2020
"The Michigan Senate race is one of the few opportunities that the Republicans have to pick up a Senate seat...Although most polls show Peters with a narrow lead, that lead is within the margin of error, and there are a lot of undecided voters,"...
In the Media

Rabe says climate concerns matter in 2020 vote

Sep 22, 2020
"In ways that we haven't seen before, the climate and environment issues never really go away. It keeps resurfacing in ways that are relatively unique to the last 20 years or so," Rabe told E&E News. Read the full Environment & Energy News...
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"Democratic mayors don’t govern as Democrats," says Gerber

Sep 2, 2020
In an article in The New York Times about partisanship in major cities, Ford School professor Elisabeth Gerber notes that about 85 percent of all cities have nominally nonpartisan elections. “Partisanship isn’t the story in...
News

Goldenberg urges students to vote

Aug 4, 2020
In advance of Michigan’s August 4 primary election, the University of Michigan’s nonpartisan group Turn Up Turnout  (TUT)  continued to encourage students to vote. Ford School professor Edie Goldenberg, who was instrumental in starting TUT, spoke...