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[1 Feb 2024 | One Comment | ]

Since 2024 is an election year, US state legislatures are focusing on goals the public will notice. Statistics and data will play a vital role in identifying those goals, delivering beneficial results, and measuring impact, so columnist David Corliss provides tips for getting started in advocacy.

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[1 Nov 2023 | No Comment | ]

Nominations are being sought for ASA president-elect and vice president candidates for the 2025 election.

Biometrics, Member News, Section News »

[1 Nov 2022 | Comments Off on Biometrics Section Seeks Candidates for Open Positions | ]

The Biometrics Section is seeking candidates to be voted on during the 2023 election.

Cover Story »

[1 Jul 2022 | Comments Off on Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar Elected 2024 ASA President | ]
Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar Elected 2024 ASA President

Madhumita (Bonnie) Ghosh-Dastidar, a senior statistician at the nonprofit RAND Corporation and head of the RAND Statistics Group, was elected the 119th president of the American Statistical Association. She will be the first Asian-American female president and second Asian-American president.

President's Corner »

[1 May 2021 | Comments Off on Using Our Superpowers to Contribute to the Public Good | ]

Rob Santos believes statisticians are superheroes, but their superpowers are only as good as their underlying assumptions.

Member News, Special Interest Group »

[1 Mar 2021 | Comments Off on Text Analysis Interest Group Recaps First Full Year | ]

The ASA’s Text Analysis Interest Group (TAIG) has had a productive first full year. TAIG brings together individuals and groups who have an active interest in text analysis, text mining, natural language processing, and related areas of research at their intersection with statistics.

A Statistician's View, Departments »

[1 Feb 2021 | One Comment | ]

Richard De Veaux discusses a colleague’s involvement in allegations of fraud in the 2020 election.

Committees, Cover Story, Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee »

[1 Jan 2020 | Comments Off on 20 Years of Statistics Advocacy: After Two Busy Decades, SPAAC Wants to Be Busier | ]
20 Years of Statistics Advocacy: After Two Busy Decades, SPAAC Wants to Be Busier

Activities of the Scientific and Public Affairs Advisory Committee have included discussing statistical perspectives on current issues, organizing sessions for the Joint Statistical Meetings, and hosting a student paper contest.

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[1 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on ASA Board of Directors Candidates | ]
ASA Board of Directors Candidates

The ASA announces the selection of candidates for the 2015 election. The winning candidates’ terms will begin in 2016. Make sure to look for your ballots in your email inbox and vote early.

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[1 Mar 2014 | Comments Off on Statistics Students Learn Every Vote Counts | ]

Students from American University participated in an exit poll project during the last two election cycles in the DC metro area. Read on to find out how you can become involved.