2008 National Opinion Poll

The 2008 Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies National Opinion Poll is a national survey of 750 African American adults, conducted between September 16 and October 6, 2008. The survey's questions cover a range of topics including politics of the 2008 election and various issues, including education.

 

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Health Care Proposals of 2008 Democratic and Republican Presidential Nominees: Implications for Improving Access, Affordability and Quality for America's Minorities

This report examines Senator Barack Obama’s and Senator John McCain’s health care proposals in the context of eliminating the nation’s longstanding racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care.

Blacks and the 2008 Democratic National Convention

This guide discusses the range of participation by African Americans in the Democratic Party, the geographic and partisan dimensions of the black vote in recent years, and black voters' attitudes toward many issues that may be significant in the fall campaign. Detailed statistical tables and a discussion of the 2008 Democratic National Convention's black delegates and alternates make this guide a must-have resource for reporters, convention participants and scholars alike.

Blacks and the 2008 Republican National Convention

This guide discusses the range of participation by African Americans in the Republican Party, the geographic and partisan dimensions of the black vote in recent years, and black voters' attitudes toward many issues that may be significant in the fall campaign. Detailed statistical tables and a discussion of the 2008 Republican National Convention's black delegates and alternates make this guide a must-have resource for reporters, convention participants and scholars alike.

Harrison Testifies on Reducing the Census Undercount

Testimony of Roderick Harrison, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies on July 10, 2008, before the Information Policy, Census and National Archives Subcommittee, Oversight and Government Reform Committee, U.S. House of Representatives.

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Lessons From Kerner For the Millennial Generation

Political empowerment requires full engagement.

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