Category Archives: 2012 Elections Conference

2012 Elections Conference: Roundtable: Looking Ahead to 2013 and Beyond

Participants: Gary Jacobson (University of California at San Diego), Rod Kiewiet (California Institute of Technology), and Rich Vining (University of Georgia). Moderator: Jamie Carson (University of Georgia). Dr. Vining’s presentation focused on the impact of the 2012 elections on the … Continue reading

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2012 Elections Conference: Forecasting the Elections

Panelists: Jim Campbell (SUNY-Buffalo), Robert Erikson (Columbia University), and Drew Linzer (Emory University). Dr. Campbell assessed the performance of some of the prominent forecasting models – including his own – of the 2012 presidential election. Dr. Campbell’s Trial-Heat and Economy … Continue reading

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2012 Elections Conference: Presidential Campaign Politics

Panelists: Ben Bishin (University of California at Riverside), Gary Jacobson (University of California at San Diego), Drew Kurlowski (University of Missouri), and John Petrocik (University of Missouri). Dr. Petrocik discussed trends in presidential vote intentions over the course of the … Continue reading

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2012 Elections Conference: Practitioner’s Roundtable

Panelists: Dan Judy (North Star Opinion Research), Clyde Tucker (CNN Election Night Analyst), and Ashley Jones (Chief of Staff for Hon. John Barrow). Moderator: Chuck Bullock (University of Georgia). This panel offered a perspective of the 2012 elections from the … Continue reading

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2012 Elections Conference: Public Opinion and the Elections

Panelists: Jim Campbell (SUNY-Buffalo), Robert Erikson (Columbia University), Trey Hood (University of Georgia), and Jamie Monogan (University of Georgia). Dr. Campbell’s analysis suggests that Obama won the election because first party-term incumbency trumped a very weak economic record. Obama benefited … Continue reading

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2012 Elections Conference: Issues in the Election

Panelists: Nolan McCarty (Princeton University), Rod Kiewiet (California Institute of Technology), Jason Roberts (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), and Brian Schaffner (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). Dr. Kiewiet discussed his interpretation of the 2012 elections as a “skirmish in … Continue reading

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Post-Election Conference at the University of Georgia

The “Effects of the 2012 Presidential Election Conference” will be held at the University of Georgia on Friday, November 30th and Saturday, December 1st. Organized by Keith T. Poole, the Philip H. Alston Jr. Distinguished Chair in the Department of … Continue reading

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