University of Wisconsin–Madison


The Elections Research Center fosters cutting-edge academic analysis of national and state elections to further the scholarly understanding of factors that influence voter decision-making and election outcomes. It continues a long tradition of excellence in elections-related study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Center supports a variety of activities including graduate student summer research, faculty travel, media analysis, teaching materials, and a biennial symposium to showcase new research following each federal election.

The Elections Research Center is supported in part by the Lyons Family Chair in Electoral Politics.




Thu 26

ESRA 2018

July 26 - July 27
Aug 14

Wisconsin Primary Election

August 14 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Nov 06
Dec 07