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.




Tue 25

2018 Election Voting Forum

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 28

Cap Times Idea Fest

September 28 - September 29
Nov 06
Dec 07