In This Installment of Access the Experts
Randy Adkins, Ph.D., Associate Dean, UNO College of Arts and Sciences, answers the question: “Why does Nebraska split its electoral votes?”
A UNO faculty member for 20 years, Adkins is an expert in elections, congress, and the Presidency. He is a professor of political science who has taught courses that cover American national government, political parties, political campaigns, the presidency, the legislative process, and much more. He is a published author in numerous academic journals and is the author of three books: “The Evolution of Political Parties, Campaigns, and Elections: Landmark Documents, 1787 – 2008,” “Cases in Congressional Campaigns: Incumbents Playing Defense,” and “Cases in Congressional Campaigns: Riding the Wave.” Adkins is a frequent expert voice in local, regional, and national media during election cycles, including interviews with National Public Radio, Reuters, and The Hill.
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