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Larry Sabato releases latest Virginia Votes
12/20/01—The latest Virginia Votes report, entitled "The 2001 Gubernatorial Election in Virginia: The Rise of Two-Party Competition," focuses on the 2001 Gubernatorial and House of Delegates races by providing comprehensive analysis of the cadidates and political landscape of Virginia. Included are numerous charts and tables breaking down the election results and providing an in-depth look at the voter turnout of the Novemeber elections.

The Center releases Election Reform Report
12/3/01—As a follow up to its National Symposium on Presidential Selection, the Center has authored a report with its suggestions for presidential election reform. The report focuses on the presidential nominating process, the voting process, the electoral college and includes a section on the importance of civics education. The companion website, entitled "Presidential Selection: A Guide to Reform," contains the report, information about the National Symposium Series and links to other reports on election reform.

YLI Mock Election Results
11/01/01—Splitting the ticket, students across Virginia selected Democrats Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, and Republican Jerry Kilgore in the 2001 Youth Leadership Initiative mock election, the signature program of the University of Virginia Center for Politics. Nearly 23,000 students across the Commonwealth cast electronic ballots for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General between October 22 and November 1. In a press conference held this afternoon at the State Capitol in Richmond, Center director Larry J. Sabato and students from the Youth Leadership Initiative announced the results.
     YLI Press Release (MS Word document) | Election results

Source: The Cavalier Daily

Center Director Larry J. Sabato receives Thomas Jefferson Award
10/26/01—The University recognized Sabato with one of its highest honors, the Thomas Jefferson Award. The award is given annually to a faculty member who exemplifies Jefferson's ideals.
     Press Coverage: Cavalier Daily

October 10, 2001 - Virginia Gubernatorial Debate
10/10/2001—The Center and the Virginia Capitol Correspondents Association co-sponsored the only televised statewide debate in the 2001 gubernatorial race. Candidates Mark Earley (R) and Mark Warner (D) squared off live from WJLA studios in Roanoke, VA.
     Detailed Info: Story | Transcript
     Press Coverage: Washington Post (10/11/01)
                                 Richmond Times-Dispatch (10/11/01)
                                 Roanoke Times> (10/11/01)
                                 Associated Press (10/11/01)

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