2010 Election Sources at CU-Boulder

October 21, 2010 •

Political Ads and Opinion Polls. Gerard Hauser, professor of communication, is an expert in political communication and can discuss political ads and the rhetoric of opinion polls. He can be reached at 303-492-6756 or hauserg@colorado.edu.

Colorado and U.S. Congressional Races. Kenneth Bickers, professor and chair of the political science department, can comment on U.S. House and U.S. Senate races in Colorado and nationally, the Colorado governor's race, campaign issues and tactics, the youth vote and the mid-term election in general. He can be reached at 303-492-2363 or bickers@colorado.edu.

Colorado and U.S. Congressional Races. Scott Adler, associate professor of political science, can comment on U.S. House and U.S. Senate races in Colorado and several other states in addition to the mid-term election in general. Adler is best reached by e-mail at e.scott.adler@colorado.edu. His office number is 303-492-6659.

Managing the Campaign Message. Elizabeth Skewes, associate professor of journalism and mass communication and author of "Message Control: How News is Made on the Presidential Campaign Trail," can discuss the factors that influence news coverage of candidates during the campaign, candidate legitimacy and the press, and trends in news coverage of political campaigns. Skewes can be reached at 303-735-1096 (office), 303-709-6958 (cell) or elizabeth.skewes@colorado.edu.

The U.S. Supreme Court and Campaign Financing. Richard B. Collins, professor of law and former director of the Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law at the CU Law School, can discuss the legal impact of the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. the Federal Communications Commission on campaign financing. Collins can be reached at 303-492-5493 or Richard.Collins@colorado.edu.

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