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Washington Post-UMD Poll

The Washington Post-UMD Poll is an innovative tool designed to provide academics, students and members of the public with insight into both key races and the issues that matter to Maryland voters. The poll is conducted jointly by the Washington Post and the Center for Democracy and Civic Engagement. Recent work: 

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Critical Issues Poll

A joint partnership between the CDCE, the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development, and Neilsen-Scarborough, the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll will probe domestic and international issues that are central for our policy discourse. It includes foreign policy questions, especially those related to the Middle Eastern region, and economic and political domestic issues such as race issues, demographic changes in the United States, among other issues. Our aim is to probe those issues in a timely fashion in order to engage ongoing policy debates.

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Civic Engagement Partnerships

CDCE participates in the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE), which measures the University of Maryland's voting rates for federal elections. NSLVE is an initiative of the Institute for Democracy and Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. 

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Universitas 21 (U21)

Universitas 21 (U21) is a network of 27 research universities around the world. CDCE is the lead on a global survey project that measures generational change, political engagement, and governance. 

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CDCE works with the Maryland Law Program (MLAW) to teach students about the relationship between American politics and the law. This partnership includes jointly sponsored events, collaborative courses, and collaboration on research.

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