News

  • Join PORES Faculty Director John Lapinski in a Q&A with Rashida Jones, SVP at NBC News and MSNBC, to discuss media and politics in 2020.

  • The Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES) invites you to join us at these upcoming events around campus, including an evening of Public Policy in Practice with Rick Wade and a Book Talk with Shandana Khan Mohmand.

  • Please join the Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies in welcoming Elaine Kamarck, Senior Fellow and Director for the Center for Effective Public Management at the Brookings Institution, to campus on November 8, 2019 for her lecture, “Nominating the presidential candidates in 2020 – what do you need to know?”.

  • Please join the Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies for a number of upcoming guest speakers, including Jon Cohen, the Chief Research Officer at SurveyMonkey, and Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of the Cook Political Report.

  • The 3rd annual Election Sciences, Reform, and Administration conference will take place at the University of Pennsylvania on July 11-12, 2019.

    The invitation-only conference brings together election experts from academia, state and local government, non-profits, and research institutes to develop empirical approaches to the study of how law and administrative procedures affect the quality of elections in the United States.

  •  On Thursday, November 29, Robert Yoon, the former Director of Political Research for CNN, will be speaking at a variety of events on campus. 

  • PORES alum Jacob Gardenswartz was profiled in the latest edition of OMNIA.

  • Both political parties have been focused on registering as many voters as possible and competing to see which holds the advantage in turning out their base for the midterm election.

  • How often do Americans talk about politics with their political rivals?

    According to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey online poll, nearly half of Americans (48 percent) have conversations about politics with someone from the other side of the aisle at least once a week.

  • How do long lines at polling places affect the experience of the average voter?