2020 Election

The Presidential Election “Postmortem”: Preparing Students for Election Outcomes

October 29, 2020

By Athena King

The 2020 Presidential Election has been described by academics, pundits, and reporters alike as perhaps the “most important election in our lifetime.” There are those who give full-throated support of President Trump and the current administration, despite …

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What to Expect When You’re Electing

October 27, 2020

By Shannon Bow O’Brien

Every election has winners and losers. After the election, some of our students will be ecstatic, while others will be devastated. Both groups, however, will almost certainly have questions. Many will have unrealistic expectations and concerns …

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“I Researched the Sheriff, and I Researched All the Other Local Races”

October 20, 2020

By Emily M. Farris and Mirya R. Holman

In Tarrant county, Texas, President Trump is on the ballot—in more ways than one. Republican incumbent sheriff Bill Waybourn, first elected in 2016, has been an advocate for Trump’s immigration policies, signing …

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The Presidency and the 25th Amendment in Popular Culture

October 12, 2020

By Lilly J. Goren

Within the American popular culture landscape, the president and the presidency has long been a unique presence, in part because this office and the individual who holds it are often within the popular gaze of the …

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