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Dr. Kettler Quoted by Idaho Public Radio

Jaclyn Kettler was extensively quoted in an Idaho Public Radio report on the proliferation of Idaho political Twitter parody accounts. In the article, “Here’s What #idpol Twitter Parodies Tweet,” Kettler suggests the snarky and often critical accounts could be providing some levity … (Read More) Dr. Kettler Quoted by Idaho Public Radio

Gary Moncrief Featured in Boise State Public Radio Report

Dr. Gary Moncrief of the Department of Political Science was featured in a Boise State Public Radio report by Samantha Wright titled “The Power of Committee Chairs in the Idaho Statehouse.” In the feature Dr. Moncrief discussed the three types … (Read More) Gary Moncrief Featured in Boise State Public Radio Report

Jaclyn Kettler

Jaclyn Kettler was quoted in a Boise State Public Radio story about why so many Idahoans registered as Republicans this year. Kettler notes that at the time of the March primary, the race for the Republican presidential nominee was still … (Read More) Jaclyn Kettler

Scott Yenor Quoted by Idaho Watchdog

Scott Yenor was quoted in a report on IdahoWatchdog.org titled “Idaho legislator sought job opportunities from lobbyists, public officials” about Idaho Representative Kelley Packer asking elected officials and lobbyists for job leads in 2015. Yenor said that as long as the … (Read More) Scott Yenor Quoted by Idaho Watchdog

Final Filibuster Session

Justin Vaughn and Jaclyn Kettler will return for the final 2016 Idaho Filibuster Session on Wednesday, March 30th. In this session experts will discuss the 2016 session highs and lows, in the context of our current national and local political climate. … (Read More) Final Filibuster Session

2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions

The 2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions are informal, fortnightly meetups to discuss the latest happenings at the Idaho Legislature, hosted by The Blue Review, the Boise State School of Public Service, and the Boise State Political Science Department. The third Filibuster Session on … (Read More) 2016 Idaho Filibuster Sessions

This week on Idaho Reports

During the week of October 23rd Rocky Barker joined Justin Vaughn of Boise State University and Betsy Russell of the Spokesman-Review to discuss racism in Idaho and gender balances on Idaho boards and commissions. View the video here. Original Sources: … (Read More) This week on Idaho Reports

Forum for Boise City Council Candidates

Boise State’s Political Science Association organized a forum for Boise City Council candidates on Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Interactive Learning Center on campus. Political Science lecturer, Isaac Castellano, moderated the forum. There are currently three council seats up for … (Read More) Forum for Boise City Council Candidates

Trump Trumps Clinton in Primary

Jim Weatherby, professor for the Political Science Department, was quoted in an article published by Magic Valley titled “Idaho Poll: Trump far Ahead In Primary, Beating Clinton Head-to-Head”. Weatherby thinks this is due to a lot of peoples’ fascination with … (Read More) Trump Trumps Clinton in Primary

Third Annual Andrus Center Conference on Women and Leadership

Statistics regarding female representation in state politics was brought to light this week during the Third Annual Andrus Center Conference on Women and Leadership held at Boise State University. The panel moderated by Meredith Conroy “looked at some of the reasons … (Read More) Third Annual Andrus Center Conference on Women and Leadership