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Voter Turnout and the 2018 Midterm Elections

11/02 Friday | 5pm

The Future of Democracy Working Group at the Institute for Public Knowledge and NYU’s “Conversations in the Social Sciences” invite you to the first of two panels on the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, to be held on Tues., Nov. 6. Join us as we unpack the developments of this year’s cycle, centering on the subject of voter turnout: who votes, when, and why—and why not.

Moderator:

David Stasavage, professor of Politics (NYU) and co-author of Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe

Panelists:

Cristina Beltran, associate professor of Social and Cultural Analysis (NYU) and author of The Trouble with Unity: Latino Politics and the Creation of Identity

Michael Hout, professor of Sociology (NYU) and co-author of Century of Difference: How America Changed in the Last One Hundred Years

Kimberley Johnson, professor of Social and Cultural Analysis (NYU) and author of Reforming Jim Crow

Jonathan Nagler, professor of Politics (NYU) and author of Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States

 

*The second panel focused on the outcome of the election will take place on Friday, November 16th at 20 Cooper Square, 7th floor at 5:00 pm.

Co-sponsored by Public Books.

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