NC State Experts Weigh In on Controversial Ninth Congressional District Voter Fraud Allegations
Salon spoke with NC State political scientists Mark Nance and Steven Greene about the controversial ninth district congressional election, and the likelihood of a second election due to voter fraud allegations there.
In the News: How Should CEOs Adjust in the Age of Trump? There are Classes for That.
NC State political scientist Mark Nance welcomes the new dynamics playing out in his classes in the polarized and politically charged age of Trump.
Lending Insight to Election 2016
Scholars from NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs are helping inform voters during election season. Check out these news stories and other media featuring political scientists Michael Cobb, Steven Greene, Mark Nance and Andy Taylor.
U.S. House Incumbents in North Carolina Have Outraised Their Challengers By Millions
In a state where political advertisements dominate the airwaves for presidential, senate and gubernatorial races, very little focus has been given to the 13 congressional house races. Gerrymandered districts have something to do with that. Mark Nance, political science, featured.
Two Fathers Waiting. One Is Dead. The Difference That Mattered.
An op-ed calls for recognizing that race fundamentally shapes our interactions, including the decisions of police officers to trust one person and not another. Mark Nance, political science, featured.
Gerrymandering Protects Legislators From HB2 Backlash
Even amidst the bombast of this presidential primary season, House Bill 2 continues to push North Carolina into the spotlight. Mark Nance, assistant professor of political science, featured.
Bipartisan Group Experiments With Redrawing Congressional Districts
A panel of 10 retired judges has been tapped to experiment with drawing congressional districts through a bipartisan redistricting commission. What are their chances of success? Mark Nance, political science, featured.
Gerrymandering Called Unsafe Bet for GOP
North Carolina is growing so fast that it could pick up a 14th seat in Congress in the 2020 reapportionment. But the state’s growth has been uneven, and that makes it a gamble to focus on partisan gerrymandering as a means of controlling partisan elections. Mark Nance, political science, featured.
Lawmakers, political scientists to talk gerrymandering during Holtzman forum
Gerrymandering — the practice of drawing electoral districts to advantage one political party over another — will be the topic of discussion when state lawmakers, political scientists and demographers gather on Nov. 11 for the annual Abe Holtzman Public Policy Forum.