President Donald Trump and Republican candidates for Congress face an uphill battle in places hit hardest by the pandemic.
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The co-founder of the UCLA Voting Rights Project shares thoughts about what to expect on Election Day and explains why declaring a winner can take time.
In the nearly half of U.S. states for which data was available, detentions outpaced population growth by a rate of 3 to 1 on average in recent years.
Research led by UCLA political scientists Lynn Vavreck and Chris Tausanovitch found that younger voters are the most skeptical.
The site’s creators hope that researchers and journalists will be able to use it to track the issues and stories around hate crimes.
Sebouh David Aslanian, director of UCLA’s Armenian Studies Center, offers his thoughts and perspectives on the conflict.
New data from the California Health Interview Survey also covers health topics related to social media, sexual violence and veterans.
Birthrates, marriage, gender roles will change dramatically in post-pandemic world, scientists predict
The longer COVID-19 continues, the more entrenched these psychological, social and societal changes are likely to be, the study authors suggest.
Artist Rebeca Méndez created a poster for the League of Women Voters and the American Institute of Graphic Arts.
Voter suppression measures tend to disproportionately affect communities of color. Professors urge members of the public to take action.
UCLA Health’s Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice tells us what the public needs to know about casting ballots during COVID-19.
Alden Young is a historian whose research focuses on how politics intertwines with economic development.
While COVID-19 spurs a desire for mailed ballots, research led by a UCLA professor suggests that mail-in results largely mirror in-person outcomes.
UCLA anthropology professor Jason De León is raising awareness about the stories of the people who migrate across the Sonoran Desert between Mexico and the U.S.
UCLA’s Laura Gómez, a renowned scholar of race and ethnicity, provides essential context for today’s politics in “Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism.”
A new UCLA report is intended to dispel a common misconception that immigration policy is a top-of-mind issue for Latino voters.
Shannon Speed, director of UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center, notes that for the first time there are mainstream calls to finally address structural inequality.
Courts in Texas and Pennsylvania sided with arguments made in reports prepared by members of the project.
In a survey by UCLA and United Food and Commercial Workers OUTreach, most said their local unions take action to protect LGBTQ members.
The name “UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano and Central American Studies” was approved for the 2019-20 academic year.
Thrower, professor emeritus of geography at UCLA and a passionate world traveler, died Sept. 2 at his home in Pacific Palisades.
A UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy report tracks the state’s history of restricting and expanding the franchise.
A new UCLA report recommends that state and local officials develop plans to retrain members of the Latino workforce for jobs in the digital economy.
Economists say the positive outlook is partly due to consumers and businesses quickly adapting to virtual commerce.
Executives, journalists and even a Bruin football player are pursuing a degree that provides professionals a leg up in legal issues.