Election Center

Stay current with conversations, political activity, and statistical analyses taking place across the country as the 2012 Presidential Election approaches. Explore more from Race 2012 and other PBS election coverage.

Race 2012 Blogging Project

Race 2012 Blog
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From now through the election season, a team of bloggers will be posting about this very subject, speaking from the heart and sharing their personal feelings about race and the election. We invite you to join the conversation and add your comments and perspective. We encourage you to check back often to see their latest posts.

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Listen to Me/NewsHour

Listen to Me/NewsHour

Listen to Me is a new project that PBS NewsHour is launching in conjunction with the 2012 presidential campaign asking voters in every state about the direction of the country and how they feel about the political process.

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Presidentiality/ Need To Know

Presidentiality/ Need To Know

“Presidentiality” is Need to Know’s series that dissects what the candidates are saying, doing and promising on the campaign trail. Each episode takes the language of the 2012 election out of the political realm and deconstructs it through the lenses of historical precedent, economic theory and science.

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Race 2012: Is Race a Factor in the Upcoming Election?

Race 2012: Is Race a Factor in the Upcoming Election?

During the making of Race 2012 we traveled around asking people the question: Is Race a Factor in the Upcoming Election? The series takes viewers across the country as people from all walks of life weigh in on the possibilities of how race may or may not influence the 2012 presidential election.

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Political Map Center/ NewsHour

Political Map Center/ NewsHour

2012 Political Map Center is PBS Newshour’s collection of historical data and poll results. Each map breaks down and displays different poll results by state. Topics include State Primary Caucus Winners, unemployment rates, and more.

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