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.
Presidential Campaigns Reflect NC Divide
Call it the tale of the two North Carolinas. This presidential election has underscored the deep divide in the Tar Heel State between the fast-growing and economically flourishing metropolitan areas and the struggling rural areas. The dynamic has been evident in past elections, but has been accentuated in this election because of both cultural and economic issues. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
NC Experts: What Clinton, Trump Need To Do in Last-Chance Debate
Trump "should act in a presidential way to suggest he has a steady hand … Bring in facts and figures that demonstrate a deeper grasp of policy. Give (voters) reason to say, ‘Wow, we can envision him in the Oval Office.’ ” Andrew Taylor, political science, featured.
U.K. Students Manage Presidential Campaigns Through NC State Simulation
“Election 2016,” an online simulation created by NC State University political scientist Andy Taylor and graduate student Alex Johnson, tasks teams of students from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to manage a United States presidential candidate’s campaign — hopefully to victory in the general election.
NC Senate Could Be Republicans’ Insurance Policy
Privately, many Republicans worry about a bad year in North Carolina. Some believe “Trump drag” down the ballot could be devastating. Besides Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, fallout from the controversial House Bill 2 is expected. Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
Handful of States Could Decide U.S. Election
Just five of the 50 states - Nevada, Colorado, Ohio, North Carolina and Florida - may hold the key to deciding whether Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton wins the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election. Steven Greene, political science, featured.