Edie Goldenberg

Edie N. Goldenberg is a professor of political science and public policy. She served as dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts from 1989-98 and is the founding director of the Michigan in Washington Program. Her research interests include voting turnout of college students, and in 2017 she founded a Michigan group called Turn Up Turnout. Her most recent book is Off-Track Profs: Nontenured Teachers in Higher Education (MIT Press 2009), co-authored with John Cross. She is also the author of Making the Papers: The Access of Resource Poor Groups to the Metropolitan Papers and co-author of Campaigning for Congress.

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What Research Says About Voting by Mail (Spoiler: It’s Safe)

Evidence reviewed by a National Association of Public Administration working group finds that voting by mail is rarely subject to fraud, does not give an advantage to one political party over another and can in fact inspire public confidence in the voting process, if done properly.

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