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Emory's political experts are leading authorities on national and southern politics, polling, elections, political mobilization and race.

Alan Abramowitz 
Polling, Election Forecasting, National Politics, Polarization

Merle Black
 National Politics, Republicans, the South, Regional Polarization

Andra Gillespie
 Race and Politics, Post-Civil Right Black Leadership, African-American Politics, Political participation, Evangelicals

Drew Westen
 Psychology and Politics, author of "The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation"

Michael Kang, Election Law, Campaign Finance Law

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Weighing in on the Georgia Senate candidates

Political science professors discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Georgia's Senate candidates David Perdue and Michelle Nunn as well as what the race means at the national level.

Can we still trust polls to predict elections?

Political science professor Alan Abramowitz, a polling and national elections expert, says though several recent elections went the opposite of the polls, polling is still accurate overall.