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A Titanic Force for Southern Nevada (with Jaewon Lim, Magdalena Martinez, Fatma Nasoz, and Caitlin Saladino), UNLV Magazine, Fall 2021, Vol., 29 No 2

If Only Nevada had Community Colleges (with Robert Lang and Bill Brown Jr.), Las Vegas Sun, 3/31/21


The Geography of Higher Education Reform (with Robert Lang and Fatma Nasoz), Nevada Current, 12/3/20

Election 2020: Will a Texas-sized Suburban Blue Shift Swing the State to the Democrats? (with Robert Lang and Karen Danielsen), Urban Edge, 10/22/20

Blue Payback? Major Metropolitan Areas in Red States Could Swing the Senate to Democrats (with Robert Lang and Karen Danielsen), USA Today, 10/21/20

The New Politics of Bluelining (with Robert Lang and Karen Danielsen), Brookings Institution’s FixGov Blog, 10/7/20

Bluelining and Its Consequences:  Nevada Edition (with Robert Lang and Karen Danielsen), Las Vegas Sun, 9/6/20

Whom Do You Trust? Not NSHE or the Regents (with Robert Lang and William Brown Jr.), Las Vegas Sun, 7/28/20

Winners and Losers from the Nevada Caucuses (with Robert Lang and William Brown Jr.), Las Vegas Sun, 2/26/20

Electing a President:  The Significance of Nevada (with Robert Lang and William Brown Jr.), Brookings Institution’s FixGov Blog, 2/18/20 (also published as Nevada Has Significant Sway in Election by Las Vegas Sun,  2/15/20

Regents’ Man in Reno Strikes UNLV Again (with Robert Lang and William Brown Jr.), Las Vegas Sun, 2/6/20


Limits on the Nevada Legislature Keep It From Serving the State, Brookings Institution’s FixGov Blog, 6/14/19 (re-posted by the Nevada Current, 6/14/19)

Remediating the Chancellor (with Robert Lang and William Brown Jr.), Nevada Current, 1/22/19


UNLV Overcame Numerous Obstacles to Reach Elite Status, Las Vegas Sun, 12/27/18

Race for the Senate 2018:  Key Issues in Nevada, Brookings Institution’s FixGov Blog, 10/30/18

Continuing Chaos at NSHE Should Lead to Higher Education Reform (with Robert Lang and William Brown Jr.), Las Vegas Sun, 4/17/18


Improving Cooperative Extension Service through Regionalization, (with Robert Lang), The Nevada Independent, 5/18/17

Southern Nevada Deserves Control of Extension Services, (with Robert Lang), Las Vegas Sun, 4/9/17


Race for the Senate 2016:  Key Issues in Nevada, Brookings Institution’s FixGov Blog, 11/3/16

Revisiting America’s New Swing Region, The Sunday/Las Vegas Sun, 10/16/16

Battleground States:  Nevada, The Cook Political Report, 10/13/16

Translating Trump:  When He Talks Immigration, What Latino Voter Hear, Latino Decisions, 9/8/16

New Poll Results:  America’s Voice/LD 2016 National Latino Voter Survey, Latino Decisions, 9/2/16

The Policy Priorities of Latino Voters in Battleground States, Latino Decisions, 7/27/16

The Latino Electorate and the Republican National Convention, Latino Decisions, 7/23/16

Highlights from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4 of the Latino Victory Project/Latino Decisions/Fusion GOP Convention Poll, Latino Decisions, 7/19/16-7/22/16

How The Supreme Court DAPA Decision Will Influence The 2016 Election, Huffington Post, 7/12/16

The Impact of U.S. v. Texas on the Latino Electorate, Latino Decisions, 7/11/16

The Correlates of Latino Political Behavior, Latino Decisions, 6/20/16

Deal for $1 That Upended Nevada’s Education System Has Cost Us Dearly, Las Vegas Sun, 5/15/16

New Poll Results:  2016 Latino Voters in Colorado, Florida, and NevadaLatino Decisions, 4/21/16

New Poll:  1st Wave America’s Voice/LD 2016 Tracking Poll, Latino Decisions, 4/21/16

Nevada Caucuses Reflect What’s to Come for Candidates:  Here’s Why (with Robert E. Lang and William E. Brown Jr.), Las Vegas Sun, 2/28/16

No Trump – you are not  “number one with Hispanics” in Nevada, Latino Decisions, 2/24/16

Here’s Why Nevada Matters (with Robert E. Lang), Politico Magazine, 2/16/16

10 Reasons Why Immigration Will Affect the Latino Vote, Latino Decisions, 2/16/16


Introducing the America’s Voice/Latino Decisions 2016 Senate Project, Latino Decisions, 12/14/15

The Latino Threshold to Win in 2016 (with Matt Barreto), Latino Decisions, 7/17/15

Pollsters:  GOP Has Mountain to Climb With Latinos (with Matt Barreto), Campaigns & Elections, 7/17/15

Welcome to “The New Nevada,” Latino Decisions, 6/16/15

So Goes Colorado..., Latino Decisions, 4/21/15

Where Did All the Latino Voters Go in 2014?  The Case of Nevada, Latino Decisions, 4/03/15

Latino Influence in the 2014 House Elections:  Part II, Latino Decisions, 3/09/15

Latino Influence in the 2014 House Elections:  Part I, Latino Decisions, 2/24/15

Latino Influence and the Politics of Immigration in the 2014 U.S. Senate Elections, Latino Decisions, 2/09/15

Electoral Sweeps and Their Consequences:  The Case of Nevada, Latino Decisions, 1/19/15

An Overview of Latino Influence in the 2014 Elections, Latino Decisions, 1/26/15


The Reason Why Obama is Giving a Major Immigration Speech in Nevada, Latino Decisions, 11/19/14

How Influential Will Latinos be in Georgia and Kansas?, Monkey Cage, 10/29/14

Lessons Not Learned:  Polling Latino Voters, 2014 Colorado Edition, HuffPost Pollster, 10/16/14

The Price of One Nevada:  Higher Education Edition, Las Vegas Sun, 10/12/14

Will Obama’s Delay on Immigration Cost the Democrats Votes Among Latinos?, Monkey Cage, 10/09/14

How Latinos Will Matter in the Midterm ElectionMonkey Cage, 9/03/14

HR 5230 and HR 5272:  Making a Bad Situation Worse and What It Means for November and Beyond, Latino Decisions, 8/04/14

Executive Action on Immigration and Democratic House Incumbents 2014 Prospects, Latino Decisions, 7/25/14

Democrats and the Politics of Executive Action on Immigration, Latino Decisions, 7/18/14

Democrats Missing Opportunities in the Top Tier Latino Influence House Districts, Latino Decisions, 6/06/14

Improve College Governance to Fix Higher Education, Boost Nevada Economy (with Magdalena Martinez and Robert Lang), Las Vegas Sun, 5/13/14

Immigration Legislation or Executive Action Will Shape Latino Vote (with Thomas Schaller), Latino Decisions, 4/21/14

The 2014 House Elections and Comprehensive Immigration Reform Revisited (with Thomas Schaller), Latino Decisions, 4/21/14


One More for the Road(s), Las Vegas Sun, 10/27/13

What the GOP Can Learn from Nevada Republicans, Latino Decisions, 8/30/13

Are Latinos Relevant to Midterm Elections? Latino Decisions, 7/26/13

Message Not Received:  House Republicans and Immigration Reform. Latino Decisions, 7/25/13

How Latino Voters May Decide Control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Latino Decisions, 7/09/13

120 Days and Their Consequences, Las Vegas Sun, 2/03/13

A Path Forward for the GOP in Nevada?, Latino Decisions, 1/23/13

The Case for Interstate 11, Vegas Seven, 1/17/13

2012 and earlier

Nevada’s Odd Numbers: The Complexity of Polling in the Silver State, Latino Decisions, 11/21/12

Demographic Change and Partisan Gain in Nevada, Latino Decisions, 10/04/12

The Latino Vote and Down Ticket Races in Nevada, Latino Decisions, 8/13/12

The State of Play in Nevada: Understanding the Three Nevadas, Latino Decisions, 6/28/12

“None” Is Not a Wasted Vote, Las Vegas Sun, 6/24/12

The Impact of Density and Diversity on Reapportionment and Redistricting in the Mountain West, Issues in Governance Studies, Number 43

Latinos Rising:  Consequences of the 2011 Nevada Redistricting, Latino Decisions, 12/26/11

Southern Nevada’s Fair Share?, Las Vegas Sun, 9/04/11

Campaign Finance Reform Could Lead to Cleaner Election, Las Vegas Review Journal, 2/1/04

Redistricting and the Budget Process, Las Vegas Review Journal, 7/27/03