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Holmes--Justin W. (Political Science Faculty)

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1 UNI among top colleges for student voting
Nelson--Luke (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:10, p.01
9/29/2022 Luke Nelson reports on events happening surrounding the mid-term elections coming up in November. UNI is planning a social media campaign to raise awareness and encourage young college students to vote; photo.
2 University to host mock caucus
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.02
1/23/2020 The political science department, American Democracy Project and Northern Iowa Student Government host a mock caucus event designed to introduce students to the caucusing process. Participants will be lead through the processes that both parties use to conduct their caucus. UNI's in the top voter turnout rate in midterm elections, the highest among the Iowa universities; photo.
3 UNI voter turnout top among IA public universities
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.02
11/11/2019 UNI had the highest voter turnout among Iowa's three public universities. UNI participated in Iowa Campus Compact's Voting Challenge. Anticipating at least a 40% turnout, they had a 46.2% turnout. Political Science professor Justin Homes helped the formation of #PanthersVote.
4 Voters sound off on 2018 midterm
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.01
11/8/2018 A summary of the 2018 Midterm Election results and what that means for Iowa.
5 UNI receives voter turnout award
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.03
10/8/2018 UNI received the Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for high voter participation in the 2016 presidential elections. 67.5 percent of the UNI student body voted, putting UNI second in the country for voter turnout.
6 Congressional candidates to debate at UNI
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:6, p.02
9/13/2018 The two congressional candidates, Abby Finkenauer and Rod Blum are set to debate at UNI in anticipated for the midterm elections.
7 Students may face financial issues with shutdown
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.1
10/8/2013 The recent government shut down could have negative effects on college students and their financial aid. The shut down could also affect federal funds for UNI and research grants.
8 Professors analyze 2012 election results
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Political science faculty analyze election results. Campaign tactics, issues, and advertisements were topics of discussion.
9 UNI professors weigh in on presidential debate
Grimes--Cody Martin (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Professors Justin Holmes and Donna Hoffman discuss presidential debate and implications for college students. Students encouraged to listen to upcoming debates for the election; photo.
10 Iowa DMV to issue new form of identification in January 2013
Grimes--Cody Martin (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.1
10/5/2012 Legislation passed to issue new identification cards to protect against identity fraud. Advocacy and political scientist groups express concerns and implications for voting.
11 State of the Union address forecasts Obama's plans
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.1
1/31/2012 Justin Holmes liked the speech and declared that the President made several great points. Success of the plans lies with the position taken by Congress; photo.
12 'Pay as You Earn' takes steps to lessen student loan debt
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.1
11/4/2011 President Obama's plan to aid student loan debt involves payments capped at ten per cent of the student's income. They would also be able to consolidate direct loans and Federal Family Education loans; photo.
13 What did it mean?
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.1
11/16/2010 Professor Donna Hoffman led a discussion forum on what messages were sent during the election of 2010; believes that there was no mandate this year and that negative ads are not well received by Iowa voters; photo.
14 Election affects Iowans
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.1
11/18/2008 Panel discusses meaning of recent elections; Ronald Walters also speaks on campus.
15 'Media Bias: It's Not What You Think!' topic for 'News Talk' Nov.1
Public Relations News Release 2008:182, p.1
10/28/2008 "News Talk" provides an opportunity to discuss the news of the day from local, regional or national newspapers and to hear the views of guest speakers such as editors, reporters, and faculty with expertise in the media.

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