Strength and weakness of the Vot­ing Rights Amend­ment Act of 2014

My op-ed for The Hill’s Congress Blog: In Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, which includes a provision mandating that specified states “preclear” any changes in election regulations with the federal government. The court upheld other provisions of the Vot­ing Rights Act intact, including Section 2, … More Strength and weakness of the Vot­ing Rights Amend­ment Act of 2014

Obama Favored Against Likely GOP Candidates

My research and analysis for Pack Poll: Nearly 900 state students were asked about their voting intentions come November.  Half of the students were asked, at random, about their voting intention if Romney was the Republican candidate while the other half were asked this same question if Santorum were the nominee. We find that Barack … More Obama Favored Against Likely GOP Candidates