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Richard Niemi

Don Alonzo Watson Professor of Political Science, Associate Department Chair
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Political Science

Areas of expertise: Voting behavior, legislative term limits, civic education

Press contact:
Monique Patenaude
(585) 276-3693

Related Links:
Professor Niemi's homepage

In the News

Brown Daily Herald
Rep. seeks to pass term-limit legislation
January 29, 2013

Anniston Star
Whether to limit Alabama lawmakers' terms a topic of Goat Hill debate Read more: Anniston Star - Whether to limit Alabama lawmakers terms a topic of Goat Hill debate
December 09, 2012

New America Media
Voter Turnout Expected to Rise Among Students
November 06, 2012

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
New congressional district lines affect area
April 01, 2012

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News Releases

Conference Honoring University Political Scientist Richard G. Niemi
October 25, 2007

Professor Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
May 02, 2007

Provost Charles Phelps Announces Retirement
November 08, 2006

Richard Niemi is an expert on ballot design, voting machines, voting behavior, and term limits. Recent books include Voting Technologies: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot; Vital Statistics on American Politics, 2007-2008; and Comparing Democracies 2. Niemi teaches courses in the field of American politics and on writing.