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Why were political polls off mark?

...the finished product.' They all say that, but they were all over the place," Kennesaw State University Political Science Professor Kerwin Swint said.Polling has gotten harder in recent years, he notes, because people are less willing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
In US Senate race, Hutto, Ravenel debate without Graham

...than 10,000 signatures and appears to have run a legitimate campaign, seems unfair, said Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston. He said voters across South Carolina should be able to hear from all the choices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/us-senate-race-hutto-ravenel-
Little known Ga. candidates await vote

...write-in campaigns. "Write in candidates almost never have an impact on elections," said Daniel Franklin, a political science professor at Georgia State University. "The number of votes they siphon off from the ballot listed candidates is rarely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-10-16/little-known-ga-candidates-awai
Nathan Deal compares Democrat Jason Carter to Obama

...unpopularity here could affect Democrats ? even without the quote used against Nunn, said University of Georgia political science professor Charles Bullock."If you're unhappy with the president but he's not on the ballot, you may take it out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...to the polls, which proved to be the margin in the Senate and governor's elections.As Clark University political science professor William Boone has observed, blacks tend to think of the president as the most significant office and think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/heres-why-gop-
Unions representing government workers are gaining numbers

...structure of the labor union movement has changed, reflecting changes in the economy," said Ross Baker, a political science professor at Rutgers University. "Manufacturing is a diminishing segment of the economy. Also, a lot of the manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/unions-representing-govern
Faith offers valuable connection for Southern Democrats

...the advantage that religiosity has for the Republican Party," said Andra Gillespie, an Emory University political science professor. "If you have a Democrat who can make credible claims of faith that might actually help to undermine support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-29/faith-offers-valuable-connect
Kingston continues political climb

...his opponent's attacks.Kerwin Swint, a political science professor at Kennesaw State University, said while primary...Phil Gingrey, according to Charles Bullock, a political science professor and author at the University of Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-07/kingston-conti
Nontraditional independent republican candidate Tom Ervin looks to shake up South Carolina's gubernatorial race

...parents working two or three part-time jobs. That's no way to raise a family."Last month, a group of political science professors discounted Ervin's candidacy, during a University of South Carolina symposium, as a non-factor in the race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-06/nontraditional
Harrell raises South Carolina judicial independence questions

...said. "Until we get these basic things, that's why South Carolina has these problems."Gibbs Knotts, a political science professor at the College of Charleston, said many of South Carolina's judges have also served as legislators, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-21/harrell-raises-sc-judici