In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on the political implications of the Supreme Court ruling that overturned legalized abortion. "When Republicans are talking about abortion, they are doing Democrats a favor," he said. 

Associated Press
August 19, 2022

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story that Democrats in Minnesota have a huge advantage in fundraising for statewide races, and that holds true for the gubernatorial race between incumbent DFLer Tim Walz and his Republican challenger Scott Jensen.

KSTP
August 18, 2022

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on the importance of the abortion issue in the race for Minnesota governor between incumbent DFLer Tim Walz and Republican challenger Scott Jensen. 

KSTP
July 19, 2022

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story looking forward to a Supreme Court case next fall, centered on the independent state legislature theory, which could gut the modern system of checks and balances that govern state elections.

LA Progressive
July 8, 2022

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on whether Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will benefit from the ongoing controversies surrounding former President Donald Trump. 

The Guardian
July 3, 2022

Professor Larry Jacobs says Minnesota voters are feeling nervous about rising inflation in general, and gasoline prices specifically. To win the election this fall, he says, candidates “have to respond to this deep, deep anxiety."

Star Tribune
June 11, 2022