The US Midterm Elections: The Voters, Congress, and the Trump Presidency

The 2018 midterm congressional elections may be among the most important elections in American history.  Join us to discuss what happened and why, and to consider how the elections will affect the working of government, major issues of public policy, and the ongoing investigations of President Trump and his associates.

When: Thursday, November 8th, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Liu Institute for Global Issues – Multipurpose Room (6476 NW Marine Dr.)

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Chair: Peter Klein, Associate Professor, Journalism

Winners and Losers:  Explaining the Vote
Richard JohnstonProfessor, Political Science

The 116th Congress: Priorities and Prospects
Paul J. Quirk, Professor, Political Science; Coordinator, US Studies Program

Economic and Domestic Policies
Marit Rehavi, Associate Professor, Economics

Wheels of Justice:  Investigating the President
Robert Russo, Lecturer, Law

Organzied by: The UBC Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, School of Public Policy & Global Affairs, US Studies Program, Department of Political Science.

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