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Tag: Mark Nance

Dec 7, 2018

NC State Experts Weigh In on Controversial Ninth Congressional District Voter Fraud Allegations

Salon spoke with NC State political scientists Mark Nance and Steven Greene about the controversial ninth district congressional election, and the likelihood of a second election due to voter fraud allegations there. 

Nov 27, 2018

How Should CEOs Adjust in the Age of Trump? There are Classes for That.

NC State political scientist Mark Nance welcomes the new dynamics playing out in his classes in the polarized and politically charged age of Trump. 

Nov 1, 2016

U.S. House Incumbents in North Carolina Have Outraised Their Challengers By Millions

In a state where political advertisements dominate the airwaves for presidential, senate and gubernatorial races, very little focus has been given to the 13 congressional house races. Gerrymandered districts have something to do with that. Mark Nance, political science, featured. 

Sep 29, 2016

Two Fathers Waiting. One Is Dead. The Difference That Mattered.

An op-ed calls for recognizing that race fundamentally shapes our interactions, including the decisions of police officers to trust one person and not another. Mark Nance, political science, featured. 

May 4, 2016

Gerrymandering Protects Legislators From HB2 Backlash

Even amidst the bombast of this presidential primary season, House Bill 2 continues to push North Carolina into the spotlight. Mark Nance, assistant professor of political science, featured. 

Apr 21, 2016

Bipartisan Group Experiments With Redrawing Congressional Districts

A panel of 10 retired judges has been tapped to experiment with drawing congressional districts through a bipartisan redistricting commission. What are their chances of success? Mark Nance, political science, featured. 

Apr 19, 2016

Gerrymandering Called Unsafe Bet for GOP

North Carolina is growing so fast that it could pick up a 14th seat in Congress in the 2020 reapportionment. But the state’s growth has been uneven, and that makes it a gamble to focus on partisan gerrymandering as a means of controlling partisan elections. Mark Nance, political science, featured. 

Nov 4, 2015

Lawmakers, political scientists to talk gerrymandering during Holtzman forum

Gerrymandering — the practice of drawing electoral districts to advantage one political party over another — will be the topic of discussion when state lawmakers, political scientists and demographers gather on Nov. 11 for the annual Abe Holtzman Public Policy Forum.