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Election Day

posted on October 31, 2014 03:51 PM

Election Day Play Video 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...

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The impact of social media and Web ads on political campaigns

posted on October 31, 2014 03:10 PM

The impact of social media and Web ads on political campaigns Play Video 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... Watch Story

What mandate will election winners have?

posted on October 31, 2014 03:08 PM

What mandate will election winners have? Play Video 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... Watch Story

Loras College Poll director says he's confident in his poll's results

posted on October 31, 2014 03:04 PM

Loras College Poll director says he's confident in his poll's results Play Video 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. Watch Story

Reporters' Roundtable: The 2014 Elections

posted on October 17, 2014 02:27 PM

Reporters' Roundtable: The 2014 Elections Play Video On this edition of Iowa Press our reporters cover the 2014 elections. Watch Full Episode

Political Polling

posted on October 10, 2014 03:35 PM

Political Polling Play Video 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... Watch Full Episode

Political polls: What's the influence, and is there voter fatigue?

posted on October 10, 2014 01:12 PM

Political polls: What's the influence, and is there voter fatigue? Play Video 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... Watch Story

Is there a glass ceiling for women in Iowa politics?

posted on October 10, 2014 01:08 PM

Is there a glass ceiling for women in Iowa politics? Play Video 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... Watch Story

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