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Election Science Working Group

MEDSL hosts the Boston/Cambridge Election Science Working Group at MIT, a monthly gathering of faculty, graduate students, and other researchers who are interested in the scientific study of elections. All meetings are on the MIT campus in Room E53-482.

This page archives information on the working group, including past speakers and materials from the monthly meetings.

  • Election Science Working Group: March 2019

    The March meeting of the Boston/Cambridge Working Group in Election Science featured two lightning presentations of emerging research in election science:

    1.    Shiro Kuriwaki (Harvard): "Party Allegiance on the Long Ballot"
    2.    Bryce Dietrich (Harvard): “Are Some Votes Counted More than Others?”

  • Election Science Working Group: November 2018

    The November meeting of the Boston/Cambridge Working Group in Election Science featured a panel of three local professors who shared information and analysis based on their Election Day work: Stephen Pettigrew, of the University of Pennsylvania and the NBC News Data Analytics Lab and Decision Desk; Brian Schaffner, of the Tufts Political Science Department and National Voter Survey; and Charles Stewart III of MIT, who participated in ProPublica's ElectionLand coverage and response team during the election.

  • Election Science Working Group: October 2018

    The Boston/Cambridge Election Science Working Group at MIT is a monthly gathering of faculty, graduate students, and other researchers who are interested in the scientific study of elections. The October meeting features a discussion on the start-up VOATZ, led by Nimit Sawhney, co-founder of VOATZ, and Larry Moore, founder of Clear Ballot.

  • Election Science Working Group: September 2018

    The Boston/Cambridge Election Science Working Group at MIT 
is a monthly gathering of faculty, graduate students, and other researchers who are interested in the scientific study of elections. This was the first meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year; it featured introductory information and provided an opportunity for attendees to reconnect after the summer.

  • Election Science Working Group: September 2017

    The September meeting of the Boston/Cambridge Election Science Working Group was held on September 14, 2017, allowing current and former members to discuss the group's agenda for the year.

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