William & Mary alumna Stephanie Murphy ’00 has become the first Vietnamese-American woman elected to Congress, according to an NBC News article.
Voters 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:
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.
This survey from Ohio is the last in a series of battleground state voter polling by TargetSmart and William & Mary.
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.
W&M Government Professor Paul Manna’s self-made online game features trivia on American presidents and America’s favorite pastime.
A polling partnership between TargetSmart and William & Mary is producing voter surveys in battleground states leading up to the November Presidential Election.
The results of the first survey conducted through William & Mary’s polling partnership with TargetSmart are out today, and they show Hillary Clinton with a three-point lead over Donald Trump among likely voters in Ohio
William & Mary professors working with data firm to produce election surveys in key battleground states.
W&M faculty members discuss what each candidate’s presidential priorities may be in national defense, the economy and domestic and foreign policies once elected.
Education professor Jeremy Stoddard recently developed a program designed to teach high school kids about political issues and campaigns.
The Election Law Program has launched a web-based tool aimed at helping judges resolve election litigation fairly and efficiently.
Michael Gerson visited campus April 4-5 as William & Mary's 2016 Hunter B. Andrews Distinguished Fellow in American Politics.
Assistant Professor of Government Jaime Settle is studying physiological responses to understand why some abstain from voting in a polarized political world.
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.
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.