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The 2014 Ohio Judicial Elections Survey Findings Report

The Bliss Institute along with co-sponsors Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor of the Supreme Court of Ohio, the League of Women Voters of Ohio, the Ohio State Bar Association and Justice At Stake, recently conducted a survey of Ohio registered voters to determine voting attitudes and behaviors in judicial elections.

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Bliss in the media

  • May 28John Green, director of the Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, is quoted by The Salt Lake Tribune in a story on efforts to politically organize the nonreligious.
  • May 27: Professor David Cohen and associate professor Terry O’Sullivan have participated in a panel discussion televised by CSPAN2 that was part of a conference examining the George W. Bush presidency.
  • May 26Politico quotes John Green in a story that focuses on the role School of Law alumnus David Langdon plays in various political campaigns.
  • May 22: The commentary of John Green is featured in a WKSU-FM story on whether Ohio Gov. John Kasich might soon declare his bid for the presidency.
  • May 18: In continuing coverage, John Green is quoted by NBC News for a story on the results of the latest Pew research into the role of religion in American life.
  • May 15David Cohen comments on the campaign for U.S. Senate by Cincinnati councilman P.G. Sittenfeld in this story by The Enquirer.
  • May 14John Green is quoted in a Rapid News Network story on the changing religious landscape of the United States
  • May 13: In continuing coverage that has now gone worldwide, John Green is quoted in the South China Morning Post in a story on the results of a new survey on changing religious beliefs in America. Closer to home, John Green appeared in two segments of the KTRH-AM morning show (Houston, TX) this morning to discuss the results of the Pew Research Center research. You can hear the conversation that occurred in morning drive at 6:18 a.m. and continuing at 6:23 a.m.
  • May 13John Green is also quoted in a story in The Washington Post on President Obama’s meeting with Catholics and evangelicals about poverty issues.
  • May 12: John Green is quoted in a story on new survey results reported by USA Today and other major news outlets nationwide on changing religious beliefs in America.

John Green, Bliss Institute director and distinguished professor of political science in UA’s Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for coverage of Cleveland hosting the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics
The University of Akron
Olin 325
Akron, OH 44325-1914

Office: 330-972-5182
Fax: 330-972-5479
Email: bliss@uakron.edu

   

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The Ohio Supreme Court today announced Michael Farley as its Judicial and Legislative Affairs Counsel. In this role, Farley will serve as the primary liaison between the Supreme Court and the Ohio General Assembly, with communication responsibility with governmental entities and judicial associations on legislative matters affecting the judicial branch. He will also be involved in other projects in the legal and policy areas.

Farley graduated from the University of Akron with a bachelor of arts in political science and history. He earned a Master of Public Administration from Ohio University and received his law degree from Capital University Law School.

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