Emily Ekins
Emily Ekins
emilyekins
Emily Ekins is a research fellow at the Cato Institute. Her research focuses primarily on American politics, public opinion, political psychology, and social movements, with an emphasis in survey and quantitative methods.
Poll Finds Americans Are Not As Divided On Policing As Headlines Suggest

Despite racial disagreement on the way police interact with their communities, no demographic is ‘anti-cop’—and a majority agrees on needed reforms.

The Women’s March Deliberately Ignored Huge Numbers Of Women

I wanted to attend the women’s march but was turned off by its divisiveness, exclusiveness, and politicization.

Trump’s Latest Immigration Pivot Might Be A Brilliant Gamble

If Trump can ‘soften’ on immigration and bring some of his core supporters with him, that could be a positive thing in his otherwise tumultuous legacy.

No, The Polls Aren’t Biased. Clinton Really Is Leading Trump

Yes, polls are occasionally wrong. But they are pretty reliable, pointing all in one direction, and not likely biased against Donald Trump.

Establishment Versus Populists Isn’t The Whole Story Of The GOP Primary

The high number of candidates in the Republican primary helps us measure the underlying structure of the race and the intra-party civil war.

No, Black Lives Matter Isn’t About Hurting Cops

Those who chalk up the growing momentum behind Black Lives Matter to racism or a desire to hurt cops are making the same mistake as those who tarred the Tea Party for racism.

Here’s The Lowdown On Who Supports Donald Trump

Heading into the GOP primary debates Thursday, let’s find out who got Donald Trump there by sending him to the top of the polls.

Marco Rubio And Rand Paul Pose Greatest Threat To Hillary Clinton

Contrary to Republican voters’ perceptions, Marco Rubio’s and Rand Paul’s stances on non-traditional issues may capture independent-leaning Democrats.