The Center of Public Affairs and Election Research was launched on January 1, 2017 by the Department of Government and Politics at Utica College. The Center seeks to serve citizens, students, journalists, and scholars by providing research, commentary, and analysis of state, national, and international politics. We provide free content designed for a general audience. Our team of over 50 contributors include Political Scientists from around the country and throughout the world to an audience spanning over 175 countries.