March 2, 2021
The Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES) is pleased to announce they will be hosting a virtual hackathon from March 26 - April 2, 2021. Participants in the event will analyze public opinion data related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual hackathon is an an opportunity for Penn students to improve their data science skills by collaborating with their peers and to learn from PORES faculty and staff affiliates.
February 15, 2021
Join us for a conversation with NBC News and MSNBC Political Correspondent, Steve Kornacki on Friday, February 19th from 3-4pm EST. Steve is known for breaking down the numbers on the big board during election night and giving the American public deeper insights into the data side of American democracy.
January 19, 2021
What does record-breaking voter turnout mean for future elections? Will administration changes due to the pandemic stick? Hear from Jessica Huseman, Editorial Director for Votebeat & CNN Analyst, and Stephanie Perry, Manager of Polling for NBC News, reflect on the 2020 election and discuss what we can expect for voter turnout and election administration moving forward.
July 23, 2020
Check out the latest research on partisanship and the pandemic from John Lapinski and Marc Trussler of PORES, along with collaborators from partner institutions. This research found that partisanship, rather than concerns about health, was the main driver in influencing behaviors during the pandemic.
June 10, 2020
The latest issues of Omnia from the College of Arts and Sciences includes spotlights on the achievements of PORES students.
April 20, 2020
In this 60-Second Lecture, PORES affiliated professor Dr. Marc Meredith explores how the Covid-19 virus has affected how American vote.
April 14, 2020
Students from political science, engineering, economics, and majors across the university spent the week analyzing public health and public opinion data related to COVID-19 in a pandemic-themed hack-a-thon hosted by PORES.
December 3, 2019
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.
October 28, 2019
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.
October 22, 2019
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?”.