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Nov 4, 2016

The Immigrant
When many people think of cartoons, comics like Charlie Brown or Beetle Bailey come to mind. There’s no shortage of those inside Ohio State’s Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of materials related to cartoons and comics. But along with those classic comics, the museum’s collection features thousands of other cartoons that focus on political topics dating back to the 17th century.

Nov 3, 2016

Ted Allen
After watching some Ohio voters wait hour upon hour to cast ballots on Election Day 2004, Ohio State College of Engineering faculty Ted Allen decided to do something about it.

Oct 20, 2016

Wendy Smooth
As the 2016 Presidential election takes center stage in the battleground Buckeye State, Ohio State experts are studying changes to voting laws, the role of gender and race in voter turnout, and the role of money in politics to identify key factors in 2016.

Oct 12, 2016

Mitt Romney illustration
An Ohio State University study suggests that political bias can influence how people perceive the facial characteristics of a presidential candidate – even after seeing his face on TV thousands of times.

Oct 3, 2016

Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton
Nearly everybody thinks that presidential candidates routinely dodge hard-hitting questions, providing evasive answers to simple questions.

Sep 30, 2016

Student voters
With time running short for students to register to vote in Ohio, The Ohio State University’s election experts are expecting an extremely tight race for the White House where the youth vote could be critical.

Sep 14, 2016

Partisan media
A new nationwide study suggests why heavy users of partisan media outlets are more likely than others to hold political misperceptions.

Sep 12, 2016

William Henry Harrison
What do the Ohio State Buckeyes have to do with William Henry “Old Tippecanoe” Harrison, the first of eight Ohioans to serve as president?

Aug 16, 2016

Tall guy cartoon
If you want to predict which political party someone will support, take note of the person’s height.

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