General Martok Elected to Office

When Trek and political nerdom collide:  Breaking: A Klingon has been elected in NY.

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. Jenos Idanian #13 says:


  2. Matt says:


    Martok was one of my favorites from DS9.

    Having said that I must point out that he is a chancellor not a general at the end of the show.

  3. Kari Q says:

    I would vote for Martok. Not Worf, but definitely Martok.

  4. Scott says:

    Congratulations with a toast of blood wine is in order.

  5. gVOR08 says:

    The link says he opposes hydrofracking. Apparently he learned to respect the environment after the moon Qo’nos exploded.