Political science professor Lynn Vavreck and her coauthors debunk some of the conventional wisdom about how Donald Trump won the Oval Office.
Researchers who are part of the multi-university Collaborative Multiethnic Post-Election Survey met on campus to prepare for the 2020 elections.
Three days of workshops at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs teach officials from around the United States. how to support their constituencies
Veteran reporters came to UCLA to discuss demographic and political trends that will determine who controls Congress.
The streamlined process is part of a campus-wide civic engagement strategy, and it builds on several years of successful voter registration drives.
The congressman delivered the Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace, sponsored by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations.
“Recoding the Republic” event provided realism and optimism through conversation and insight.
In a panel discussion hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the creator and actors from the award-winning FX drama talked with two who worked in counterintelligence.
Political scientist Lynn Vavreck notes that while extreme candidates may mobilize their party’s base, sometimes they fire up their opponent’s base even more.
Scholars offer practical guidance on enlisting, mobilizing and continually engaging like-minded people.
If your neighbors can see your political participation, does that change how you participate in the political process?
Former California governor shares political wisdom from his decades of public service in Zev Yaroslavsky's “Today’s Los Angeles,” an advanced seminar in public policy.
In UCLA’s 124th Faculty Research Lecture historian Ellen DuBois will share details of the story, which remains as vital today as it when it was happening.
UCLA faculty and students help frame discussions on vital policy issues as candidates face off at Royce Hall.
The newest research center at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs aims to bring together scholars and policymakers to make better decisions on issues of interest to Latinos.
University of California President Janet Napolitano said the center will be devoted to research, education and advocacy.
A national network of researchers gathered at UCLA to dissect findings on race, ethnicity and politics all derived from the same innovative and singular data set.
The Latino Policy and Politics Initiative at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs will fill a critical research gap and provide a think tank around political, social and economic issues.
UCLA political science professor Lynn Vavreck on why gut reactions and preconceived ideas may outweigh objective facts in the post-truth era.
Two political veterans with conservative backgrounds told a UCLA audience that legislative success depends on compromise, not on who can yell the loudest.
A briefing was held by UCLA Government and Community Relations because of increased interest shown by the campus community in responding to the proposed budget by the Trump administration.
Ray Suarez, former host of Al Jazeera America’s “Inside Story” and contributor to the PBS “NewsHour,” delivered the final Luskin Lecture of the academic year.
The election pits Emmanuel Macron, who only recently created a new political movement, and seasoned politician Marine Le Pen, who leads the nationalist — some have said xenophobic — Front National.
Just 42.3 percent of freshmen characterized their political orientation as middle of the road — the lowest figure since the survey began in 1966.
Because of his shortage of Capitol Hill contacts and his complete lack of experience in wrangling legislation, Trump may feel more tempted — or obliged — than previous presidents to try and cram his agenda through by executive fiat, the panelists said.