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Kenneth Mayer


College of Letters & Science l Department of Political Science

Kenneth R. Mayer is Professor of Political Science, and on the Steering Committee of the Elections Research Center. His research interests are the presidency, voting rights, election administration, and redistricting. He is a frequent expert witness in redistricting, voting rights,and campaign finance litigation in both federal and state courts.


  • Assessing the Trump Presidency
  • Redistricting: What Happens in the Map Room and What Happens in the Court Room
  • The Turnout Effects of Voter ID Laws