Voting precincts, long lines, filling in tiny boxes and receiving an “I Voted” sticker makes voting here in the United States a complex experience. That is why Jacksonville University is doing its part to prepare students for the upcoming election.…Read More »
Tag Archives: Politics
Former U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw joins Public Policy Institute Board
Former U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, who represented Florida’s Fourth Congressional District for 16 years and was awarded the U.S. Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award, its highest civilian honor, is joining the Board of Advisors for the Jacksonville University Public Policy …Read More »
U.S. Supreme Court direction could tilt based on election, legal expert says in Hesburgh Lecture
The outcome of the presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, will change the Supreme Court for decades to come.
Along with the open seat of late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, three other Supreme Court Justices are between 79 and 83, …Read More »
The future of the Supreme Court: a timely Hesburgh Lecture comes to the Public Policy Institute Nov. 3
Leading constitutional law expert Amy Coney Barrett, a former clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, comes to the Public Policy Institute Nov. 3 to discuss what’s ahead for the highest court in the land, just five days …Read More »
JUSA President Adam Keller picked for national College Debate 2016
As the moderators pepper Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with questions this fall in their historic presidential debates, Adam Keller will be watching with much more interest than the casual observer. That’s because the JU Student Alliance President may have …Read More »
Public Policy Institute welcomes Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Gov. Bill Weld for “Jacksonville Town Hall” Thursday
Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld will take questions from the public Thursday, Sept. 22, in a “Jacksonville Town Hall” (#JUvotes) hosted by the JU Public Policy Institute. PPI master’s students will also engage in …Read More »
Trump leads, Fiorina and Rubio rise in major Florida shakeup, Public Policy Institute poll finds
Businessman Donald Trump remains the frontrunner among Republican presidential candidates in Florida, with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush maintaining strong support, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina surging, neurosurgeon Ben Carson losing some ground and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on the …Read More »
GUEST COLUMN: Attack ads are aimed at undecided voters
If voters claim to hate nasty attack ads and inane slogans, why do these seem to be the candidates’ focus?
Actually, the candidates are being very logical and following the advice of their political consultants.
This anomaly — candidates appearing
JU PPI, WJXT co-hosting crucial second round of live Mayoral and Sheriff debates
Channel 4, The Local Station, and the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) will again co-host hour-long debates between the candidates for Jacksonville’s next Mayor and Sheriff, including the final debate before the May 19 election in the hotly …Read More »
Commission on Presidential Debates eyes JU as host site
The Commission on Presidential Debates in Washington, D.C., has announced that Jacksonville University has been selected to be considered to host a Presidential or Vice Presidential debate in fall 2016. It is the first time the University has competed for …Read More »