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The Great Right Hope
Politics & Elections | Magazine/Newspaper

The Great Right Hope

Mark P. Jones

Why a strong showing for Wendy Davis may be the best thing that could happen to the Texas GOP. read more

Presidential Commission on Election Administration
Politics & Elections | Government Testimony

Presidential Commission on Election Administration

Robert M. Stein

How natural disasters can and do disrupt elections. read more

A (Texas) Liberal in a Red State
Politics & Elections | Op-Ed

A (Texas) Liberal in a Red State

Mark P. Jones

Should she decide to run, state Sen. Wendy Davis' chances of winning a 2014 gubernatorial bid are extremely poor. read more

Engaging the Unengaged Voter
Politics & Elections | Scholarly Article

Engaging the Unengaged Voter

Robert M. Stein

How effective are Election Day vote centers? read more

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