Lynn Vavreck

professor of American politics at UCLA

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Professor of Political Science at UCLA and a contributor to the New York Times’ news and data project, The Upshot; co-author of The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election

Lynn Vavreck on KCRW

New research from UCLA suggests that offering incentives could help get more shots into weary arms.

Cash, gift cards, free beer: Possible incentives for skeptics to get COVID vaccines

New research from UCLA suggests that offering incentives could help get more shots into weary arms.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s Super Tuesday results could spell the end for some Democatic hopefuls.

California primary’s impact on Democrats, big oil’s misinformation campaign

California’s Super Tuesday results could spell the end for some Democatic hopefuls.

from To the Point

Hillary Clinton would be America's first woman president, and Donald Trump isn't hesitating to use that against her.

Presidential Campaign: It's the "Woman's Card" v. the "Man's Card"

Hillary Clinton would be America's first woman president, and Donald Trump isn't hesitating to use that against her.

from To the Point

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"It's an all-hands-on-deck moment," said Dr. Muntu Davis, LA county’s health officer.

from KCRW Features

With the Tokyo Olympics opening this Friday, about 60 new COVID-19 cases have been reported, including among U.S. athletes Kara Eaker, Coco Gauff, and Katie Lou Samuelson.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sandy Duvall, who owns Sierra Health and Fitness in Sierra Madre, says she has been threatened over her business policy to mandate COVID vaccinations to her members.

from KCRW Features

Getting a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine usually means leaving the house, but not always.

from Greater LA

When you see Governor Gavin Newsom’s name on the recall ballot this September 14, you won’t see the word Democrat alongside it.

from KCRW Features

Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

from Greater LA