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Researchers Study How Religious Organizations Influence Political Efficacy in 2016 Presidential Election

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Researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service are studying how politics and religion mesh in the 2016 presidential election. The nonpartisan study is led by Dr. Rebecca Glazier, UALR associate professor of political science, and Dr. Warigia Bowman, assistant professor at Clinton School of Public Service, to understand how the efforts of churches, mosques, and synagogues in Little Rock influence their communities and congregations.

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Arkansas Poll Finds More Than 50 Percent Support for Trump, Boozman

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The 18th annual Arkansas Poll released today found an electorate more optimistic about the economy, but more pessimistic about crime, healthcare, education and politics.

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#FrenemiesDay: Reconnect with Those You've 'Defriended' on Social Media During Election Season

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Panel of Professors Gives UBER a Grade of ‘C’ for ‘Self-Serving’ Endorsement of Nevada Assemblyman

Drexel University’s Institute for Strategic Leadership and the American Marketing Association administered a Real Time Expert Poll © asking a panel of business professors to grade Uber on its move to support the re-election of republican candidate Derek Armstrong with a campaign encouraging voters to “Uber” to polls and cast their vote.

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Make America Tweet Again

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Computer scientists from the University of Utah’s College of Engineering have developed what they call “sentiment analysis” software that can automatically determine how someone feels based on what they write or say. To test out the accuracy of this software’s machine-learning model, the team used it to analyze the individual sentiments of more than 1.6 million (and counting) geo-tagged tweets about the U.S. presidential election over the last five months.

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WVU Experts: Faculty Available to Discuss Presidential Election

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Competence Matters More Than Gender for Women Running for Office

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This election has shattered some gender barriers, while at the same time reinforced certain stereotypes that still exist for women. A new Iowa State University study found that gender plays a significant role in how much voters care about a candidate’s perceived competence.

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Shark Race to the White House Finish Date Extended

With the latest news hitting about the race to the White House, Nova Southeastern University is extending its Shark Race to the White House to give its sharks more time to predict the next occupant of the Oval Office!

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Bundy Acquittal, Trump Loss May Inspire Future Militia Action: Vanderbilt Expert

American militia groups, emboldened by the recent acquittal of members of the Bundy group of charges related to their armed occupation of a wildlife preserve in Oregon and the angry rhetoric of Donald Trump, may stage similar standoffs in the future, says Amy Cooter, senior lecturer in sociology. “It sets both a legal and psychological precedent for these kinds of demonstrations,” Cooter says.

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Cal State LA Experts Available for Interviews on Election Issues

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Interactive U.S. Map Developed by Swarthmore College Students Puts Changes in State Voting Laws Into Context

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The interactive map allows users to view changes to various state election voting laws over the past decade from a national perspective.

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Penn State Networking and Security Expert Discusses Voting Machine Security

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New University of North Florida Poll Shows Clinton, Rubio and Amendment 2 Hold Leads in Florida

A new poll of likely voters in Florida by the Public Opinion Research Laboratory (PORL) at the University of North Florida, shows that in a four-candidate contest—with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein—Clinton holds the lead.

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White Supremacist Activity Spikes When Trump Talks Anti-Immigration: Vanderbilt Researcher

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The presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has coincided with a large spike in white supremacist activity on the Internet, with Jewish journalists targeted in particular, according to a Vanderbilt professor. “The Trump campaign has given the white nationalist movement a long-awaited opportunity to spread its message to a national audience,” said Sophie Bjork-James, who tracks white nationalist Internet groups and is a post-doctoral fellow and lecturer of anthropology at Vanderbilt University.

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Presidential Election Victories Paved by Non-Competitive, Rather Than Battleground, States, Game Theorists Conclude

The role of non-competitive states in presidential elections has been underestimated, an analysis by a pair of game theorists shows.

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Where the United States is Failing in Oral Health--Nadia Lanaido, DDS, NY Academy of Medicine

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Rockland County Health Commissioner: What's Needed to Protect and Improve Public Health

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Breakthrough in Brain Research Calls for New Approach to Traumatic Injuries

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National Leaders Must Support Improved Health Literacy--Terri Parnell, DNP, Health Literacy Partners, NY Academy of Med.

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Health Care Costs Limiting Access to Important Medications --Mark Jarrett, MD, MBA, MS, NY Academy of Medicine

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