Election Center

GVSU Expert Sources


The 2014 midterm and gubernatorial elections will have great importance in Michigan and nationally. Grand Valley State University has experts available for comment.

Browse the topics at left for some of our top experts. For topics not listed or assistance in scheduling interviews, contact Nate Hoekstra in University Communications at (616) 331-8138.





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According to psychology professor Michael Wolf, "Specific language use can influence the way in which people think about specific issues or candidates. For example, the phrase 'tax relief' makes a person equate taxes with a disease that one needs relief from. That makes the listener more open to policies that favor tax cuts."



Jonathan K. Hodge

Jonathan K. Hodge

Jonathan K. Hodge, assistant professor of mathematics, is an expert in mathematical voting theory


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