Political consultants and strategists will be a part of the John Brademas Heart and NYU DC Dialogues for a dialogue to debate the 2020 presidential election outcomes and on the present political panorama in Washington. This sequence supplies college students of New York College with the chance to be taught from practitioners as a way to achieve an insider’s view of the American political system. This occasion will likely be held just about utilizing Zoom.
Day 1: Monday, November 9, 2020
Panel 1: What Simply Occurred, and Why? What Had been the Major Points and Demographic Traits that Led to Joe Biden’s Victory?
This panel will analyze the strategic marketing campaign selections and exterior occasions that had essentially the most vital influence on shaping the result of the election. How a lot credit score ought to the Biden marketing campaign get for his or her victory, or was this election purely a referendum on the Trump presidency? How did the Trump marketing campaign once more defy expectations and carry out significantly better than the media and polls advised?
Audio system: Joel Benenson, Jonathan Capehart, Steve McMahon (moderator), Stephanie Cutter, Todd Harris, Betsy Fischer Martin
Panel 2: Polls, Posts, & Tweets: How Challenges in Trendy Polling and Disinformation in Social Media Are Impacting Elections
This panel will analyze how pollsters, once more this 12 months, inflated the power of Democratic candidates. How did they get it so fallacious and what modifications are in retailer for the polling trade? Are efforts to unfold political disinformation by way of social media now a everlasting a part of American elections?
John Anzalone, Lisa Benenson (Moderator), Rob Collins, Pat Egan, Karen Finney, Michael Steele
Day 2: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Panel 3: The Grand Outdated Celebration? How Trump Has Reshaped the Republican Celebration
This panel will focus on the way forward for the Republican Celebration. Has Donald Trump completely reshaped the celebration in his picture? How does the celebration transfer past 2020 and construct a nationwide coalition to compete within the 2022 midterms and 2024 presidential election?
Audio system: Ron Christie, Rob Collins, Todd Harris, Jonathan Martin, Kiki McLean (Moderator), Michael Steele
Panel 4: What’s Subsequent for the Democratic Celebration? How Do They Stability the Progressive Wing with The Reasonable Wing?
This panel will focus on how the Democratic Celebration underperformed in a number of races, and what meaning for the route of celebration management. How does President-elect Joe Biden work with the progressive wing of the Democratic celebration? How does the celebration navigate its ascendancy and solidify latest electoral positive aspects in additional average Southern and Solar Belt states?
Audio system: Jonathan Capehart, Stephanie Cutter, Pat Egan (Moderator), Karen Finney, Steve McMahon, Doug Thornell