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Election 2024

As campaigns gain momentum and voters prepare to head to the polls on November 5, USC experts are available to assist reporters covering elections this year with data-driven insights and fresh perspectives on the critical issues unfolding along the campaign trail.

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Featured Expert

Manuel Pastor is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. He currently directs the Equity Research Institute at USC. Pastor’s research focuses on issues of the economic, environmental and social conditions facing low-income urban communities – and the social movements seeking to change those realities.

Manuel Pastor

“While the political debate about immigrants is often focused on controls at the border, the critical drivers are far from those borderlands. The climate crisis is going to continue to induce migration, particularly from Central America as a combination of droughts, hurricanes, and political and quotidian violence force an exodus. Meanwhile, an aging America will continue to have high demand for new workers to fill in and keep our economy growing.”

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Primary Elections (Super Tuesday): March 5, 2024 | General Elections: November 5, 2024

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