Ken Collier http://redriverradio.org en Ark-La-Tex political scientists weigh in on election results http://redriverradio.org/post/ark-la-tex-political-scientists-weigh-election-results <p>Area political scientists have takeaways from Tuesday's election returns.</p><p>Louisiana’s big turnout matters, according to <a href="http://socialsciences.nsula.edu/faculty/profiles/23">Greg Granger</a> a professor of history and political science at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Granger said turnout was high, despite the fact that many races were uneventful contests.</p><p>"When we have a tight election, I think people think their vote matters more, and they're more likely to turn out,” Granger said.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:42:08 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 19555 at http://redriverradio.org