Election Experts Available: Race and Politics

  • Race & Ethnicity
  • U.S. Elections
  • American Democracy

For journalists looking for expert sources to comment on issues of race and ethnicity in the midterm elections, these scholars are available to comment:

Jessica Louce Trounstine, University of California, Merced
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@trounstine
Expert on race and incumbency in local and state level elections. Can comment on California races.

Zoltan Hajnal, University of California, San Diego
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Expert on the role of race/ethnicity and immigration in American politics. Can comment on divisions in the vote, motivations behind the vote, voting rights, or electoral institutions.

Dewey Clayton, University of Louisville
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Expert on race and politics. Can comment on the governor races in Maryland, Georgia, and Florida as well as national legislature election results.

Sophia Jordàn Wallace, University of Washington
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Expert on immigration, race, and ethnicity tied to the election.

Taeku Lee, University of California, Berkeley
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Expert on on how African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and Whites voted in 60+ battleground congressional districts and six key states (Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, Texas).