U.S. Elections: What’s Working, What’s Not with 2020 CampaignsFebruary 13, 20201 min read
The 2020 U.S. elections are just around the corner – and local, state and federal campaigns are coming to a head. If you are a journalist covering the races, then let one of our experts help with your coverage.
UC San Diego political scientist Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform. Kousser is available to speak with media about the election and various ways campaigns are engaging voters.
Specific topics include:
- The prospects of self-financed candidates in the presidential race, drawing on lessons for how similar candidates have fared in California. Can you “buy an election”?
- Government reform, from President Trump's "drain the swamp" proposals to Tom Steyer's emphasis on congressional term limits
- Campaigns’ use of social media, especially Twitter
To arrange an interview, simply click on his icon.
Thad Kousser Professor and Chair of Political Science
Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.