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Whitman: Elect More Women to Counteract Misogyny in NJ Politics
In an August 2012 interview for the Rutgers Center on the American Governor, Whitman described how when she was approached about running for Somerset County freeholder, her first elective position, it was to be the token female.
5 things to watch for in Tuesday’s Democratic primaries
“Biden is riding this wave of momentum that could benefit him significantly in Michigan, particularly given his issue stances and the political and social and demographic makeup of Michigan,” said Ashley Koning, director of the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at Rutgers University.
How Women Vote
The Center for American Women and Politics has a collection of papers on the...
International Women’s Day and the glass ceiling
Senate races: 17 female candidates already have filed and 45 more are likely, for a potential of 62, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. That would surpass the previous record of 53 in 2018.
Rutgers’ Center for Youth Political Participation Expands RU Ready Initiative
The Eagleton Institute of Politics’ Center for Youth Political Participation (CYPP) at Rutgers—New Brunswick announced the national expansion of its RU Ready civic engagement initiative.
4 Takeaways From the Democratic Debate, Gender Edition
Women predominate among the most disengaged nonvoters
"Kira Sanbonmatsu, a Rutgers University political science professor who works with the Center for American Women and Politics, said women are more reluctant than men to make a decision that they feel is not properly informed."
What is the ‘boogaloo’? How online calls for a violent uprising are hitting the mainstream
The report "represents a breakthrough case study in the capacity to identify cyber swarms and viral insurgencies in nearly real time as they are developing in plain sight," John Farmer, a former New Jersey attorney general who is director of the Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience at Rutgers University, wrote in the report's foreword.
Voters want lower health care costs, but have doubts about Sanders and Trump’s solutions
“Americans are simultaneously concerned with pocketbook issues yet often resistant to massive policy overhauls that could affect them,” said Ashley Koning, director of the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at Rutgers University.
E-newsletter: February 14, 2020
Eagleton Spring 2020 Events: Hon. Barbara Mikulski, Election Reform, Registration Open
The Documentary: Tony’s Freehold Grill – Politics on the side
BBC News interviewed Rutgers-Eagleton Poll director Ashley Koning about New Jersey politics. "The state serves as such a great microcosmic for the nation because people don't realize how 'purple' it really is," said Koning.