IK contributor Michael Smith’s latest blog Midwest Political Science Association blog posting.
Democrats do not need to win most rural counties outright, but must cut their losses here to win the governorship, wrote Michael Smith in last week’s column.
“Mainline” Protestant, Episcopal, and established Catholic churches are an important part of Kansas’ cultural, architectural, and political landscape. They face a stark choice today, wrote Michael Smith in last week’s column
Michael Smith argued that Laura Kelly’s gubernatorial candidacy represents a return to sanity, in last week’s column.
Who is going to be Kansas’ next Lt. Governor– and does it matter, asked Michael Smith in last week’s column.
Social science research offers new tools to prevent suicides, wrote Michael Smith in last week’s column.
Michael Smith argued that Kansas’ new adoption law does not fix existing problems and creates some new ones, in last week’s column.
In last week’s column, Michael Smith argued that good candidates are more important to Democrats’ success than is strategic voting or “moving to the center.”
In Michael Smith’s column last week, he discussed the Democrats’ stand on grocery taxes and earmarks–and what it all means.
In his recent MPSA blog post, Michael Smith asks what Washington really meant in his farewell speech– and what it means today.