State and Local Government


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Thesis Research Survey–Social media driven polarization's impact on our day-to-day lives.
by Michael Mulry - Sunday, December 2, 2018, 9:22 AM
 

Hi everyone. I need your help…

I am collecting data to help identify the real-world impact of political polarization brought on by social media interactions. The data that I collect will be used for my Master’s Thesis to complete my degree in Political Science at American Public University. The ...

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North Dakota Voter I.D. Law upheld
by Robert Leming - Monday, October 15, 2018, 2:30 PM
 

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the North Dakota Voter I.D. Law. http://www.scotusblog.com/2018/10/court-stays-out-of-north-dakota-voting-dispute/    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elections_in_North_Dakota Should states have the power to decide voting laws? Why or why not? What impact, if any, does the North Dakota Voter I.D. law have on disenfranchisement? What is the role of the state legislature in ensuring that all citizens have the opportunity to vote?