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

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

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

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

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

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