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Reeher Talks to the Washington Examiner About Democrats Losing Hispanic Voters

April 20, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Washington Examiner article "Democrats lose Hispanic and blue-collar voters at same time."

Gadarian Quoted in USA Today Article on Federal Judge Voiding Mask Mandate on Public Transit

April 20, 2022

Professor Shana Gadarian spoke with USA Today about the implications of the recent ruling by a federal judge in Florida to strike down the federal mask mandate on public transportation.

Reeher Talks to WIVB About Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin’s Resignation

April 14, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the WIVB article "What’s next for Brian Benjamin? Analysts say he could still win after resignation." 

Reeher Weighs in on Gov. Hochul’s Proposed Stadium Subsidy in Niagara-Gazette

April 6, 2022

Professor Grant Reeher was quoted in the Niagara-Gazette article "Late budget triggers accountability and spending worries."

Reeher Quoted in The Hill Article on Stacy Abrams Mask-Free Photo

February 8, 2022
Stacey Abrams, a Democratic icon who is making her second bid to become governor of Georgia, is caught in a deepening storm after a photograph of her without a mask amid a group of masked schoolchildren was posted on Twitter (the tweet has since been deleted).

See related: COVID-19, American Politics

Thorson Quoted in New York Times Piece on Political Misinformation

December 21, 2021
Emily Thorson, assistant professor of political science, says that email helped lies that the 2020 election was rigged gain traction. Read more in the New York Times article, "Now in Your Inbox: Political Misinformation."

Syracuse Mayoral Candidates to Debate on Campbell Conversations

October 20, 2021
Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute, will moderate a debate between Syracuse's mayoral candidates: incumbent Ben Walsh, an independent who is running on the Independence Party line, the Democratic Party nominee Khalid Bey, and the Republican nominee, Janet Burman.

Grant Reeher Quoted in Newsweek on Retiring Congress Members

October 19, 2021
Representative Mike Doyle, a Pennsylvania Democrat, and Representative David Price, a North Carolina Democrat, announced that they would not seek reelection. Professor Grant Reeher expects each seat to remain blue.

In Governing, Gadarian Discusses Vaccines' Polarizing Effect

October 8, 2021
From the very start of the pandemic, people’s willingness to change their behavior—for instance, by washing their hands more or staying home—has been determined more by partisanship than any other factor, including age, race or geography, says Gadarian, professor and chair of political science.

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