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Election 2016: What Just Happened?

Date:

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Schedule:

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Location:

CCSU Main Campus, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT


Instructor:

Dr. Robbin Smith


Cost:

$15


Room:

Alumni Hall

Course Description

A conversation about the 2016 Presidential Election from the conventions to the concession speech with a particular emphasis on campaign turning points, the role of the candidates, the political parties, and the media.  Additionally, we will discuss the importance of the voters, particularly in the swing states and how they affected the outcome. Finally, we will discuss the accuracy of the polls – which ones got it right along the way and which ones did not.  

 

This event includes cash bar and light appetizers.

 

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Instructor Information

Dr. Robbin Smith

Robbin Smith is an Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at Central Connecticut State University.  She teaches both the introductory courses on U.S. Government and state and local government as well as advanced courses on U.S. public policy, the judicial process, and civil liberties.  Her research interests include civic engagement, judicial elections, and the Supreme Court.  Her most recent research project focuses on the efficacy of state courts of last resort.

Registration Closed – Course Full