Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of DemocracyThe Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) at the University of California, Irvine sponsors research and education aimed at improving the democratic process in the United States and expanding democracy around the world.
The center frequently sponsors community lectures featuring prominent public figures, high ranking international government officials and democracy supporters, the likes of which have included Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States; Janet Yellen, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; and California Governor Jerry Brown.
Orange County goes blue, as Democrats complete historic sweep of its seven congressional seats
November 17, 2018
Matt Beckmann, poli sci, via the Los Angeles Times, The Mercury News, The San Diego Union-Tribune, and Stars and Stripes, Nov. 17, 2018
Supreme Court agrees to hear case on racial gerrymandering in Virginia
November 15, 2018
Bernie Grofman, poli sci, via The Epoch Times, Nov. 15, 2018