How early American immigrants’ beliefs and writings are often misquoted or taken out of context by GOP candidates for the nation’s highest office.
It’s Election Day, you go to vote – and you’re told you’re not registered or you’re not eligible to vote. A civil rights lawyer provides a guide so voters can know their rights to cast a ballot.
An independent task force recently evaluated nearly 2,900 presidential polls from 2020 and concluded they were the least accurate in 40 years — but they didn’t consider innovative polling methods like the one used in USC Dornsife Daybreak Polls. [5 min read]
Over the past several months, The Conversation has asked scholars of the Electoral College to explain how this system was developed and how it works and to describe whether — and how — it gives advantages to certain people based on where they live. We’ve collected highlights from several of those articles here. [4¾ min read]
Research into polling methods finds that pollsters’ predictions can be more accurate if they ask people about the political preferences of others in their social circles and in their states, which could help paint a fuller picture of the American electorate. [5 min read]
Six out of 10 women voters say they will vote for Biden, and voters without a college degree are split between Biden and Trump. The president has lost ground among these groups and others since 2016. [4¾ in read]
Two new questions added to the USC Dornsife Daybreak Poll this year, reported separately from the main results, predict that the national popular vote for president could be much closer than most polls are predicting. They also suggest Trump will once again win the election in the Electoral College. [7¼ min read]
Will Congress eliminate surprise medical bills? Who will be the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine? USC Dornsife experts examine pressing health issues amid the 2020 election. [3¼ min read]
This is not the first time that, in the last year of a Republican president’s first term, a Republican senator in bad health threatened the party’s narrow majority in the Senate. [4½ min read]