Will voters believe the election results are legit?

Surveys of political science experts and Americans show that both groups are worried about whether or not 2020 election results will be seen as legitimate.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
Nov. 2, 2020 ~8 min

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Just feeling exposed to ‘fake news’ makes voters cynical

The more voters believe they are exposed to misinformation, the more cynical they feel when Election Day arrives, a new study shows.

Alexis Blue-U. Arizona • futurity
Oct. 29, 2020 ~9 min

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Expert: How Trump speaks in coded language to his base

In the run-up to the election, an expert breaks down the language President Donald Trump uses to speak to his base of voters.

Jarret Bencks-Brandeis • futurity
Oct. 29, 2020 ~5 min

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How is the US making Election 2020 safe and secure?

What happens if there is no clear winner on Inauguration Day? Law professor Richard Pildes digs into this conundrum and other complexities of Election 2020.

Jade McClain-NYU • futurity
Oct. 26, 2020 ~12 min

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What’s behind evangelical support for Trump?

How does religion factor into the presidential election for evangelical voters? An expert digs into faith and politics in the US.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
Oct. 20, 2020 ~7 min

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Elections are odd in 2020. Political scientists explain

Elections are strange in 2020. Political scientists offer guidance on conspiracy theories, democratic backsliding, and voting by mail.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
Oct. 19, 2020 ~14 min

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Prep yourself for vote shift after Election Day

President Donald Trump may appear to have the lead on election day and still lose solidly by the end of the week, experts say.

Megan Schumann-Rutgers • futurity
Oct. 13, 2020 ~4 min

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Voters in both parties are freaked out about election 2020

In the 2020 election, Democrats worry about foreign interference and Republicans about mail-in voting. But both worry about cheating election officials.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
Sept. 25, 2020 ~8 min

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Tool reveals top spenders on Facebook political ads

A newly developed tool aims to make spending on political ads on Facebook much more transparent in the run up to election 2020.

Karl Greenberg-NYU • futurity
Sept. 23, 2020 ~7 min

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Tool reveals top spenders on Facebook political ads

A newly developed tool aims to make spending on political ads on Facebook much more transparent in the run up to election 2020.

Karl Greenberg-NYU • futurity
Sept. 23, 2020 ~7 min

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