The linguistic anthropologist is co-editor of a new book that brings together 27 academics to analyze and understand the language of our political moment.
To encourage voting the student group has shifted its efforts to phone banking, classroom Zoom announcements and peer-to-peer social media contests.
New research shows Californians who are in good health with little mental distress are more likely to consistently vote in local and national elections.
UCLA’s Kathleen McHugh helped build “100 for the 100th,” which aims to encourage everyone to vote in honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment.
Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris: Faculty share insights on selection of first Black and Asian American woman for VP candidate
UCLA political and gender studies experts offer their thoughts on the history-making announcement.
A UCLA study finds low Latino turnout in districts that could decide presidential contest, control of Congress.
Researchers also launch Nationscape Insights website, where readers can analyze how Democrats, Republicans and independents view key 2020 issues.
In general, Democratic and Republican voters support the restrictions that were enacted to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The paper comes from the UCLA Voting Rights Project, which is an advocacy project of the Latino Policy and Politics Initiative at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
Lynn Vavreck and Chris Tausanovitch have been surveying Americans to discover what drives voters.
Voting will begin at Ackerman Union on Feb. 22 and conclude on Election Day, March 3. In addition, the Hammer Museum will be a vote center.
With regret, we have agreed to step aside as the site of the debate rather than become a potential distraction during this vitally important time in our country’s history.
As the nation heads into another contentious presidential campaign, what will drive voters’ choices?
National Science Foundation grant supports the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey in bringing together young scholars from across the country.
With an earlier primary date, the Golden State may sway national debates and even the presidential contest.
The event, to be held Oct. 10 at Royce Hall, will be part of the Luskin Lecture Series, which fosters public discussion on issues related to the betterment of society.
New report found a significant increase in Latino ballots cast in several states during the November 2018 elections.
Researchers who are part of the multi-university Collaborative Multiethnic Post-Election Survey met on campus to prepare for the 2020 elections.
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.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs students get a valuable lesson in voting and elections from California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Los Angeles County Registrar Dean Logan.
Dean Gary Segura sees parallels between California history and current national debate over immigration.
The wave of protests that erupted after Donald J. Trump’s unexpected presidential victory was no surprise to Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld, an assistant professor in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Department of Public Policy.
Misunderstanding voters’ feelings, the natural unreliability of polling and insufficient skepticism from journalists contributed to predictions showing Hillary Clinton would be president.
Stuart Gabriel notes that the unusual 2016 election cycle reveals the shortcomings of using such an indicator.