Universal access to elections

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Today, Public Agenda, a research-to-action nonprofit dedicated to building a democracy that works for everyone, announced its inaugural slate of grantees for the Democracy Renewal Project. University of New Mexico Political Science Professor Wendy Hansen is heading one of 10 teams receiving part of $500,000 dispersed to scholars from political science and related disciplines to conduct practice-relevant studies showing how to achieve universal access to elections. As part of the Project, Hansen and Lonna Rae Atkeson of Florida State University, in partnership with Maggie Toulouse Oliver, the New Mexico Secretary of State, will study the effects of nonpartisan academic election observers. The result of the study titled ‘New Mexico Election Studies: 2024 Election Observers & Election Confidence’.

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) -- Today, Public Agenda, a research-to-action nonprofit dedicated to building a democracy that works for everyone, announced its inaugural slate of grantees for the Democracy Renewal Project. University of New Mexico Political Science Professor Wendy Hansen is heading one of 10 teams receiving part of $500,000 dispersed to scholars from political science and related disciplines to conduct practice-relevant studies showing how to achieve universal access to elections. As part of the Project, Hansen and Lonna Rae Atkeson of Florida State University, in partnership with Maggie Toulouse Oliver, the New Mexico Secretary of State, will study the effects of nonpartisan academic election observers. The result of the study titled ‘New Mexico Election Studies: 2024 Election Observers & Election Confidence’.