Election Experts


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Elaine Justice
404-727-0643 office
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Emory's political experts are leading authorities on national and southern politics, polling, elections, political mobilization and race.

Alan Abramowitz

Polling, Election Forecasting, National Politics, Polarization

Andra Gillespie

Race and Politics, Post-Civil Right Black Leadership, African-American Politics, Political participation, Evangelicals

Drew Westen

Psychology and Politics, author of "The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation"


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Andra Gillespie on the 2016 Presidential Primaries

Emory University political science professor Andra Gillespie gives her opinion on the 2016 presidential primaries, Hillary Clinton and why she thinks the Republicans have little shot winning the minority vote.

How do campaign ads affect elections?

Emory University political science professor Gregory Martin discusses how campaign ads affect elections and why it limits the candidate pool.

Can we still trust polls to predict elections?

Emory University political science professor Alan Abramowitz, a polling and national elections expert, says that though several recent elections went the opposite of the polls, polling is still accurate overall.