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Aug 18, 2016 | WTOP

Political Experts in Five Battleground States Explain What’s in Play

Political scientists in each of five hotly contested states -- including North Carolina -- explain what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are looking to achieve — and what they're up against. Steven Greene, political science, featured.

Aug 12, 2016 | News and Observer

Elimination of Straight-Ticket Voting Could Leave More Ballots Incomplete

A federal court last month scuttled the state’s voter ID requirement, but ignored what political professionals say could affect this November’s election more than anything — the elimination of straight-ticket voting. Steve Greene, political science, featured.

Aug 3, 2016 | CNN

Trump, Clinton battle for North Carolina

It's a red state that went blue in 2008. Then switched back to red again in 2012. And now North Carolina, which some here call "the perfect shade of violet" is again a true toss up: it is either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton's state to lose. Steven Greene, political science, featured.

Jul 26, 2016 | USA Today

Donald Trump Tries to Hold Tar Heel State

According to an NC State political scientist, it’s almost inconceivable to think that a Republican can win the White House while losing North Carolina. Andy Taylor, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.

Jul 20, 2016 | NC State News

Alum Takes Fight for Transgender Rights to Political Conventions

A public service spot urging legal protections for transgender Americans features NC State political science alumna Alaina Kupec. The TV ad is airing during the ongoing national political conventions.

Jul 6, 2016 | Asheboro Courier Tribune

Clinton or Trump? North Carolina’s Suburbs Could Be A Key In November

Nobody can help Hillary Clinton with black voters better than Barack Obama. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured

Jul 5, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Political Science Alum Works With Inner-City Students in Chicago

Since graduating from NC State, Miriam Kamya (Political Science '13) has gone on to tutor boys and coach girls’ track at a public high school in inner-city Chicago. She’s been a field organizer for a Democratic congressional campaign and an intern in the White House Visitors’ Office. Last spring, she joined the Big Shoulders Fund, which supports 82 Catholic schools in Chicago’s neediest neighborhoods, as events and service coordinator.

Jul 1, 2016 | MarketWatch

Why North Carolina was Picked for First Joint Clinton-Obama Rally

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s choice of Charlotte, North Carolina, for her first campaign appearance with incumbent Barack Obama is a blend of confidence about the fall election and concern about the unpredictable nature of Republican challenger Donald Trump, experts said. Andrew Taylor, professor of political science, featured.

Jun 30, 2016 | WalletHub

2016’s Most Patriotic States

It’s clear that some states bleed more red, white and blue than others. WalletHub set out to quantify these differences by examining 12 key metrics that collectively speak to issues such as military engagement, voting habits and civil-education requirements. Steven Greene, Political Science, featured.

Jun 17, 2016 | The Washington Post

Republican dads think they’re great fathers. Democrats don’t.

As we celebrate Father’s Day in this unlike-anything-we-have-ever-seen election year, Republicans and Democrats continue to grow further apart in terms of their views on candidates, policies and political events. And our research suggests that even being a dad isn’t immune from that trend. Steven Greene, political science, featured.