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27 students were selected to attend the Institute of Politics (IOP) trek to Iowa.

27 UChicago Students Visit Iowa Caucuses Through IOP

By Tiffany Li / February 6, 2024

The Iowa Caucus Trek, organized each U.S. presidential election year by the Institute of Politics (IOP), took place from January 14 to 16. This year, only the Republican primaries in Iowa involved in-person...

Brandon Johnson holding a microphone and gesturing with his left hand as Paul Vallas sits next to him

Chicago Politics in 2023: What You Need to Know

By Sabrina Chang / September 19, 2023
The key players and the key issues to keep in mind.
Christopher Weissberg spoke at the Institute of Politics (IOP) on May 15.

French Politician Christopher Weissberg Discusses European Affairs Following Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine at IOP Speaker Series Event

By Jenna Moor / May 22, 2023

The student-led International Policy Program hosted French député (member of the National Assembly) Christopher Weissberg for a conversation centered around current international sanctions placed on...

Former Congressman Beto ORourke was born and raised in El Paso, Texas.

IOP Fellow Profile: Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke

By Nicole Roesler / May 13, 2023
O’Rourke emphasizes the importance of increasing voter participation and points to how Texas plays an instrumental role in this challenge.
IOP Panelists discuss the intersection of fashion and politics.

Panelists Discuss Role of Fashion in Politics at IOP Event

By Casey Kim / April 11, 2023

Former U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Chicago-based fashion designer Maria Pinto, and Emmy-winning costume designer Tom Broecker discussed the evolution and role of fashion in politics at an...

UChiVotes members tabled outside the Institute of Politics (IOP) and answered student questions.

Here’s What You Need to Know About the 2022 Midterm Races in Illinois

By Peter Maheras / October 26, 2022

On November 8, voters in Illinois will decide who will represent them in government over the next few years. Voters will also decide on a ballot measure that could determine the future of labor organizing...

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