In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story that looks at the upcoming vote in Minneapolis on whether to replace the police department with a new Department of Public Safety, and how it is sharply dividing Democrats along ideological lines. 

Associated Press
October 3, 2021

This story looks at the issues driving several high-profile mayoral campaigns across the country. Professor Larry Jacobs discusses the racial politics dominating the race in Minneapolis.

Governing
September 27, 2021

Professor Larry Jacobs was interviewed for this story on the new census numbers released last week, and how the data could affect the redrawing of political boundaries before next year’s elections.

KARE
August 12, 2021

A Smart Politics column by researcher Eric Ostermeier, regarding the odds of U.S. Rep. Ron Kind winning re-election in 2022, was republished by Urban Milwaukee.

Urban Milwaukee
August 3, 2021

“Clearly Washington today is not capable of getting to the truth,” said Professor Larry Jacobs in this article examining the conflict between Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. House over creation of a special committee to study the January 6 insurrection.  

The Guardian
July 23, 2021