posted on October 31, 2014 03:51 PM
David Andersen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University and Dr. Christopher Budzisz, Loras College Associate Professor of Politics and Director of the Loras College Poll, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the 2014 election on Tuesday, November 4, final polling in statewide and congressional races, and the television ads that have dominated the airwaves in Iowa.
Joining Andersen and Budzisz at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio...
posted on October 31, 2014 03:10 PM
Political science professors Dave Andersen and Chris Budzisz explain how campaigns are using more and more social media and Web ads to reach supporters and potential voters, in addition to the traditional broadcast television commercials. They say sophisticated campaigns are harnessing the power...
posted on October 31, 2014 03:08 PM
Political science professors Dave Andersen and Chris Budzisz say Gov. Terry Branstad will win by a wide enough margin that he'll have a mandate to do whatever he wants. However, they say the U.S. Senate race winner likely won't be able to change much in Washington because the Senate will still be...
posted on October 31, 2014 03:04 PM
Chris Budzisz, the director of the Loras College Poll, which launched in Spring 2014, says he is confident in the poll's methodology. However, he cautions people that the Loras College Poll, like many polls, is a snapshot in time, not a tracking poll.
posted on October 17, 2014 02:27 PM
posted on October 10, 2014 03:35 PM
On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests are public opinion pollster J. Ann Selzer, president of Selzer & Company, Inc.; Chris Larimer, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa; and Arthur Sanders, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Politics at...
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posted on October 10, 2014 01:12 PM
Public opinion pollster J. Ann Selzer says she has a fear of voter fatigue when it comes to polls, because the phone rings so often these days. Political science professors Chris Larimer and Arthur Sanders say poll trends can help increase voter enthusiasm or make voters less interested, and...
posted on October 10, 2014 01:08 PM
Three women are on the ballot for U.S. House and Senate seats in 2014, but none are outwardly using gender, and the fact Iowa has never elected a woman to Congress, in campaigning for those offices. Political science professor Arthur Sanders says he thinks incumbent males and the fact voters...