Election News

Election 2016Voters will head to the polls Nov. 8 to elect the nation's 45th president. In the lead-up to that day, William & Mary professors have used their expertise to cast light on various aspects of the election and political process. The following is a collection of stories and videos that highlight some of those professors and their insights as well as other members of the W&M community.

W&M and the 2016 Presidential Election:
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Law students to host Election Day VOTEline

On Nov. 8, students at William & Mary Law School are set to run the W&M VOTEline at (757) 221-2890, a voter assistance hotline aimed at responding to questions local citizens have about voting. This non-partisan voter assistance hotline will be operated by students in William & Mary Law School’s Election Law Society.

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TargetSmart/William & Mary survey featured on MSNBC

A survey of voters in the battleground state of Florida showed among registered Republicans who were early voters in the state that 28 percent had voted for Hillary Clinton.

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A new president, a new ballgame (w/ video)

W&M Government Professor Paul Manna’s self-made online game features trivia on American presidents and America’s favorite pastime.

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New poll shows slight lead for Clinton in OH

A polling partnership between TargetSmart and William & Mary is producing voter surveys in battleground states leading up to the November Presidential Election.

The significant digits of Walter Hickey

Walter Hickey '12 is the lead lifestyle writer for FiveThirtyEight, a website that uses statistical analysis to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, sports, science, economics and entertainment.

What to expect from the 2016 New Hampshire primary

Professor of government John J. McGlennon recently joined William & Mary News to discuss the upcoming 2016 New Hampshire primary, which is scheduled to take place February 9.