Brian J Gaines

  • Professor Brian Gaines shares the potential legal implications of the new district map signed into law, based on population estimates rather than census data. Read the full article here.

  • Professor Brian Gaines shares his thoughts on the historical significance of this day, as well as some of the potential issues Biden faces upon his transition to office. Read the full article here.

  • Illinois political science professor Brian Gaines has some suggestions for choosing how to cast a ballot this fall – by mail or in person – and what to watch for in the election. Read the full article here.

  • Professor Brian Gaines recently shared his perspective on how the global pandemic has and will impact the 2020 election year. Read the full article here.

  • This year’s U.S. presidential election has been called one of the biggest political upsets in history. Just weeks ago, Hillary Clinton seemed headed for a big win. And though the race tightened in the lead-up to November 8, almost every respected election forecast had her as a strong favorite over...