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In the Media

Lin fact-checks details of undocumented immigrants in U.S.

Jan 30, 2022 Lead Stories
Lead Stories, a fact-checking resource, featured Ann Chih Lin, associate professor of public policy, in one of their stories exploring how many undocumented immigrants are in the United States and what government services those immigrants can...
State & Hill

Spotlights, fall 2021

Dec 13, 2021
Face to face After 18 months of remote learning, teaching, and work, Ford School students, faculty, and staff enjoyed gathering in person for a Fall Welcome in Weill Hall courtyard. Ice cream sandwiches, games, and warm smiles marked the start of...
Alumni spotlight

Sharon Dolente (MPP/JD ‘04) expands ballot access in Michigan

Jul 13, 2021
Instrumental in passing Proposal 3, which heavily expanded access to the ballot in Michigan, Sharon Dolente (MPP/JD ‘04) is an expert at creating voting rights policy. “Although Americans identify in our tribes, or our camps, or our political...
In the Media

Hanson remarks on attempts to restrict voting access across the U.S.

Apr 18, 2021 Folha de Sao Paolo
"The impact of the approval of these laws will be the reduction of electoral participation," said Jonathan Hanson. "Most of them are designed to make voting more difficult for Democratic voters, who tend to be low-income, with jobs that often don’t...
In the Media

Ranked-choice voting easier than everyday routines, says Chamberlin

Feb 2, 2021 NYCity Lens
"Think of [ranked-choice voting] like choosing items in everyday routines, like ordering a slice of pizza," said John Chamberlin, who specializes in voting systems.  "All it takes is a little planning before entering the voting booth. And sometimes...
News

Goldenberg calls for advanced handling of absentee ballots

Aug 6, 2020
The August 4 primary election in Michigan saw a record 1.4 million absentee ballots, according to Mlive. Two million ballot requests had been processed in 2020, compared to only 500-thousand in 2016. 6,500 poll workers were recruited for the vote...
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...

Dean Michael Barr encourages community to turn up turnout

Sep 20, 2018
A letter from Dean Michael S. Barr to the Ford School communityDear Ford School students, staff, and faculty, As you may be aware, the University of Michigan is currently participating in the Big Ten Voter Challenge, a competition to boost student...

Preventing vote-selling in the Philippines

Apr 2, 2013
Are reciprocity and the negative effects of breaking promises key factors in an individual's vote-selling behavior? Prior to the Philippines' May 2013 elections, Dean Yang, professor of public policy and economics, and his colleagues will...

United States general election

Nov 8, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
States and communities across the United States will hold a general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan primary election

Aug 2, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold its primary election on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan May regular election

May 3, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold a regular election on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, and voters may have measures or candidates on their local ballots. The Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan November elections

Nov 2, 2021, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold elections on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Voter registration workshop

Sep 14, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Join us as we host Ginsberg Center Research Assistant Kari Rea (MPP '20) for a session to train students, staff, and faculty to be able to assist in the voter registration process.
PubPol 683

PubPol 683: Elections & Campaigns

Gerald Hills
Tuesday
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Fall 2022
5:30-8:20 pm EDT

There is no policy without victory. More precisely, well-planned and well-executed political campaigns win elections and make governing possible.