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The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life to Host 2012 Election Debriefing

After the ballots have been cast and our political leaders have been named, the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life's New Politics Forum will host a 2012 Election Debriefing. The nonpartisan conference, which takes place Friday, Nov. 9, will offer an insider's perspective on the election from campaign professionals, communication experts, scholars and members of the press.

The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life Hosts ‘Political Polarization: A Conversation Across the Divide’ on Oct. 18

While polarization can make politics more exciting for intense partisans, it can hinder compromise and governing. In an effort to bridge the partisan divide, the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication will host "Political Polarization: A Conversation Across the Divide."

Media Advisory: Panel, ‘The Economy in 2013 — Now What?’

Tom Gilligan, economist and dean of the McCombs School of Business, will share the 30,000-foot view of America’s economy in 2012

Hispanic Leadership Summit: Hispanic Vote 2012 – Understanding Our Strength

The McCombs School of Business Hispanic Leadership Initiative’s 4th Annual Hispanic Leadership Summit, Hispanic Vote 2012: Understanding Our Strength, will focus on the role of the Latino vote in the 2012 election. U.S. Congressman Charles Gonzales will keynote the event.

Young Texans Gather to Explore Causes and Solutions for Low Civic Engagement

The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, KLRU-TV, Austin PBS and KUT News 90.5 are hosting an interactive dialogue among young Texans — those who are engaged and those who aren't — about the causes of low civic participation in Central Texas and how to boost it.

University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll Shows Strong Support for More Domestic Energy Production

Consumers strongly support increased production of energy from domestic sources, particularly natural gas and renewables, according to the University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll that was released today. This is the second release of the poll, a twice-annual national online survey of energy issues.

Campaign Debrief to Discuss Political Participation, Give Campaign and Media Perspectives

Students, scholars, strategists and members of the press will analyze the results of the 2008 election at the New Politics Forum Presidential Election Debriefing to be held Nov. 14 and 15 at the Texas State Capitol.

UT Political Scientists Analyze 2008 Election

Event: Nationally recognized political scientists Daron Shaw and Sean Theriault will host the "2008 Post-Election Panel" to analyze the results of last week's historic elections. In addition to reviewing what happened, they will discuss what the results mean for the future of American politics. When: 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11 Where: Batts Hall 5.108. A…   » Continue Reading

State Officials to Address Implications of the 2008 Election at Conference at The University of Texas at Austin, Nov. 6

The Center for Politics and Governance (CPG) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs will host a day-long conference of elected officials and political observers to analyze the implications of the 2008 election results, "Who's Right? Who's Left? What's Next? Texas Politics and Policy Beyond 2008," Nov. 6 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference…   » Continue Reading

McCain Ahead of Obama in Texas; 23 Percent Believe Obama is Muslim, Poll Shows

John McCain leads Barack Obama by a 51 to 40 percent margin among registered voters in Texas, with 8 percent still undecided, according to a statewide poll conducted by the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin. The poll surveyed 550 registered voters in Texas Oct. 15-22, and…   » Continue Reading