Posts Tagged ‘midterms’

November 2nd, 2018

USC experts aTwitter over midterm elections

Follow our experts on Twitter and interact with them on Election Day for analysis and insights as the results roll in. Click to see our recent Midterm Election 2018 source alerts: Hacking the elections Campaign spending & dark money ‘Year of the Woman?’ Millennial voters Blue wave Contact: Jenesse Miller at (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu […]

October 29th, 2018

Will next week’s midterm elections be hacked?

With the 2018 midterm elections just one week away, social media companies are stepping up efforts to identify and stop viral deception campaigns. Facebook recently announced a new “war room” to detect and counter hate speech, voter suppression efforts and fake social media accounts due to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and the […]

October 16th, 2018

Candidates, celebrities and secretive groups spend big to win in 2018

The 2018 midterm elections are already the most expensive midterms in U.S. history, with spending by candidates, political parties and interest groups exceeding the $3.8 billion spent in 2014. The sources behind most of the money raised by candidates and political groups are publicly disclosed, but a sizable¬†amount is from undisclosed, hard-to-trace sources and is […]