Torres, a labor organizer and lawmaker who was among the first Latino congressmen from California in the 20th century, will receive the campus’s highest honor on July 22.
A UCLA study finds low Latino turnout in districts that could decide presidential contest, control of Congress.
“The underlying theory is identical for all conspiracy theories,” says UCLA professor Timothy Tangherlini.
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 Bunche Center for African American Studies was key in bringing the annual State of Black California meeting to campus.
State senators from the southwestern United States provide insight during a discussion hosted by UCLA Luskin
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.
Two days of workshops energize lawmakers from a battleground state that reflects the nation’s changing demographics.
UCLA Luskin Lecture brings together political forces who forged a path for the next generation of leaders.
With an earlier primary date, the Golden State may sway national debates and even the presidential contest.
The inaugural conference, which marks the 25th anniversary of UCLA Luskin, will address major issues facing the region.
Veteran journalist urged the media to re-commit to basic reporting at annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.
Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.
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.
In her latest book, UCLA’s Kara Cooney notes how a ruler’s gender matters far less than whose agendas are served.
At a Zócalo Public Square/UCLA Downtown event scholars said legal and political realities make it difficult to remove a president, even if he’s broken the law.
The study also found that people who were more conservative tended to have a higher “conspiracy mentality.”
Analysis of the 2016 election by Lynn Vavreck and co-authors John Sides and Michael Tesler dispels some myths about the contest.
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.