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Ben Gannon on the results of the US mid-term elections

Ben Gannon, expert in US politics and foreign policy, discusses the mid-term elections, which have resulted in the Democrats taking control of the US House of Representatives and also dealt a blow to President Donald Trump.

Wed 07 November 2018, 11:23 | Tags: Politics, USA, Expert comment, Politics and International Studies, Trump

US mid-terms: expert comment

Ben Gannon, Teaching Fellow in US Politics and US Foreign Policy, offers his expert take on the mid-terms: "Early polling suggests this could be a record midterm turnout...given Trump's ability to pull off a surprise victory, lots of caution abounds."


"the Hesse state elections mark a decisive shift in German politics" - Expert Comment

Professor Jan Palmowski reflects on the implications for German politics of the poor results for the CDU party and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in the Hesse state election this weekend.

Mon 29 October 2018, 14:09 | Tags: Politics, Germany, Faculty of Arts, Expert comment

Brazilian election first round - Expert comment from Dr Tom Long

Dr Tom Long, Assistant Professor in New Rising World Powers in the Department of Politics and International Studies, comments on Brazil's Presidential elections:

Mon 08 October 2018, 10:58 | Tags: Politics, Expert comment, Brazil, Poltics and International Studies

‘The real question is how it will resonate with voters’ - Professor Wyn Grant on Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech

Emeritus Professor Wyn Grant, expert in British politics, comments on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the Labour party conference in Liverpool.

Wed 26 September 2018, 15:03 | Tags: Politics, Brexit, Britain, Politics and International Studies

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