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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Sunday, October 12, 2014
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IGS in the News

An article in Vox.com on the influence of newspaper endorsements cited a study by Gabriel Lenz on the effect of newspaper endorsements on the UK's 1997 election. Lenz is an IGS affiliated faculty. 

October 28, 2014

Karen Skelton's op-ed, "Democrats and Republicans haven’t figured out how to talk to women," was published in the Sacramento Bee. Skelton is Vice-Chair of the IGS National Advisory Council. 

October 27, 2014

IGS Library's ballot information resources on the California Choices site were cited in a Fox and Hounds article by Noel Perry.

October 21, 2014

New in the IGS Library

Europe's Contending Identities

Europe's Contending Identities edited by Andrew C. Gould and Anthony M. Messina (Cambridge), presents candid, in-depth assessments by 13 leading European and North American scholars covering the political processes that shape European identity formation. IGS Director Jack Citrin contributes a chapter entitled "E Pluribus Europa?" with Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor at the Department of Government School of Public Affairs, at the American University in Washington D.C.

Rep. Doris Matsui on supporting IGS

Rep. Doris Matsui is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California's 6th district, and a champion of the Robert T. Matsui Center at IGS. Named for her late husband, the Matsui Center promotes political participation by young people, and endows several student fellowships in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Learn how you can make a gift to support IGS and the Matsui Center.

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