Content Tagged with: Donald Trump

Political scientists make battleground state predictions

UC Riverside political science professors predict Joe Biden will take the majority of the eight battleground states.

By J.D. Warren | | Social Science / Education

Anxious about the election? Political Scientists explain why

As American voters wrestle with record-setting anxiety leading up to Nov. 3, forthcoming UCR research says Democratic voters are feeling more angst.

By J.D. Warren | | Social Science / Education

Voters and multiracial candidates? It's complicated

There is a whole new dynamic that pundits, campaign managers, and voters will be negotiating in American politics, and the starting gun has already been fired. That is, the complicated — so says the research — dynamic of how voters regard multiracial candidates. On the national stage, it began with...

By J.D. Warren | | Social Science / Education

UC officials applaud Supreme Court's DACA decision

University of California officials applauded on Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Trump administration’s attempt to end a program that allowed 650,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, recipients to live and work in the country. “Justice and the rule of law won the day,”...

By UCR News | | University

Research finds support for ‘Trump effect’

Racially inflammatory speech by political elites can embolden members of the public to express their own prejudice

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Research suggests Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ produced rare shift in public opinion

Far from its intended effect, the ban generated public opposition to the policy, according to a study co-authored by UCR’s Loren Collingwood

By Tess Eyrich | | University