How to win an election campaign

Every week, Arthur Muller and Guillaume Liégey teach Sciences Po students the best methods to help a candidate win an election. Those expecting to meet a pair of spin doctors who'll teach them tactics worthy of the series "House of Cards" will be disappointed. Our two lecturers, co-founders of a start-up specialised in electoral data, prefer to use the latest research and big data to develop their strategies. Interview.

“The question of ethics hasn’t been sufficiently addressed”

In the run up to the French presidential election, the famous weekly Paris Match invited international students from the Sciences Po Undergraduate College to shed some light on the words that matter to them in politics. Lukas Hochscheidt, 19, a German student in the dual Bachelor's degree programme with Freie Universität Berlin on the Nancy campus, chose the word ‘ethics’.