22 March 2017
Meeting 1er mai 2012 Front National Crédits : Blandine Le Cain

Sciences Po research delves into the elections

Election studies have been a major research topic at Sciences Po for over a century, based on the work of André Siegfried, who began his […]
21 March 2017

New questions, new methods

New questions Sciences Po researchers are focusing on new factors likely to impact voting. These include the importance of assets and of psychological factors such […]
20 March 2017

Electoral sociology: renewed fundamentals

At a time of great political turbulence, electoral sociology continues to provide relevant insights based on historically established fundamentals while constantly evolving. Models withstanding the […]
27 February 2017

And tomorrow?

With the French elections nearing, research is in full swing. To remain up to date – while maintaining perspective (!) – you can follow CEVIPOF’s […]
27 February 2017

Digital and shared data

Several research units – and especially Sciences Po’s Centre for socio-political data – have embraced digital platforms to make a wealth of electoral materials such […]
27 February 2017

Beyond our borders

Using history and comparative studies, several research projects shed light on the state of elections beyond our borders. United States of America: when the electorate […]
27 February 2017
Frontispice des documents émanant du ministère de la Justice au XIXe siècle. Crédits : ministère de la Justice

Elected officials and institutions

From elected officials to democracy, trust is lacking As underscored by Luc Rouban, Daniel Boy and Jean Chiche in their analysis of the first trust […]
27 February 2017

The “real” issues

Understanding votes is also about knowing the topics that mobilize voters and their influence on the ballot. Old chestnuts and new issues First, there is […]
27 February 2017

Does the media shape elections?

The media’s role in voting behavior is not limited to explosive revelations on any given candidate. It also play a “normal” role in “normal” campaigns, […]