Brookings Institution

For Support Of Research On Congressional Primaries

Overview
Congressional primaries are the great under-studied part of American democracy. Big media almost never pay for exit polls in congressional districts, and there is plenty of evidence that the primary system is one of the major factors at the root of polarization. Yet very little is known about primary voters. Working with the biggest and most well-respected exit polling companies, Brookings will collect exit poll data in 20 congressional districts during the 2016 congressional primaries. The aim will be to help answer many questions about primary voters—their ideology, issue preferences, and intensity of participation in politics—and the effects these voters have on polarization.
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for support of Cybersecurity Studies, Lawfare and Sourcelist  
A grant to the Brookings Institution will support three aspects of its cyber policy work: (a) the expansion of the Lawfare blog, especially its cybersecurity-related content; (b) the growth of Sourcelist, an online resource that promotes diversity and inclusion in the cyber policy field; and (c) new cross-disciplinary scholarship that strives to improve U.S. public- and private-sector cybersecurity decision making.

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