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  • Bipartisan Policy Center PostElection Analysis
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    Bipartisan Policy Center Post-Election Analysis

    Political analysts and pollsters analyzed voter turnout and impact in the 2012 election. Dan Glickman posed ten questions, and the panelists then responded. Ron Brownstein in his analysis said the election would be viewed historically as…

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  • Voter Turnout and Participation
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    Voter Turnout and Participation

    Curtis Gans talked about voter turnout trends in recent elections, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included who votes and why, and his prediction…

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  • 1968 and the Johnson Presidency
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    1968 and the Johnson Presidency

    Panel members discussed the Johnson presidency, and its legacy. They focused on how negative journalism affected his presidency, and whether his decision not to run for a second term was a…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform
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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Michael Malbin moderated a panel on campaign finance reform. Among the issues addressed were recent scandals involving lobbying efforts, avenues for campaign fundraising, and the amounts of money…

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  • American Democracy
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    American Democracy

    Mr. Broder gave the opening keynote address at the first Biennial AU Conference on the State of American Democracy was held at the Kay Spiritual Life Center at American University. In his remarks…

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  • The Future of the Democratic and Republican Parties
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    The Future of the Democratic and Republican Parties

    Curtis Gans moderated a panel on the future of the two major political parties. Among the issues addressed were the relative strengths and weaknesses in each party, likely themes for the 2008…

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  • Presidential Nominating Process
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    Presidential Nominating Process

    Members of a bipartisan panel spoke about changes in the presidential nominating process. Among the topics the participants discussed were the creation of a better process; ending of frontloading and…

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  • Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling
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    Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling

    The DNC Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling held its third meeting to develop recommendations for the 2008 presidential nomination process. They heard from…

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  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for viewer comments. Participating by telephone, Mr. Gans talked about his voter turnout predictions and the actual numbers for the November 2 elections.

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  • Absentee Ballot Voting
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    Absentee Ballot Voting

    Mr. Gans and Ms. Vigil-Giron talked about absentee balloting practices, the history of U.S. election procedures, differences in state election laws, and the prospects for a close, and…

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  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Mr. Gans spoke by telephone to discuss correlations between debate viewership and voter turnout.

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  • American Voting Practices
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    American Voting Practices

    Mr. Gans talked about how many Americans vote in elections, how the number has changed over the years, and how the U.S. compares to the voting population in other democracies. He spoke…

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  • 2002 Elections
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    2002 Elections

    Mr. Gans talked about the results of the 2002 midterm elections. Among the topics he addressed were levels of voter participation, regional voting patterns, and the strengths and weaknesses…

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  • 2002 Election Results
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    2002 Election Results

    Mr. Gans talked about voter turnout in the 2002 elections and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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  • Voting Irregularities Hearing
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    Voting Irregularities Hearing

    Voters, representatives of advocate groups, and voting technology experts testified about the November 2000 presidential election controversy in Florida.

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  • Candidates and Young Adults in Campaign 2000
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    Candidates and Young Adults in Campaign 2000

    In a panel discussion titled “Election 2000: A Cycle of Mutual Neglect,” participants talked about the degree to which candidates engaged youth voters. Among the topics they addressed were…

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  • Election Law Reform
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    Election Law Reform

    Senator’s McConnell, Torrecilli and others talked to reporters about proposed legislation to reform the nation’s election laws. They proposed the Election Reform Act, which would create an…

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  • Electoral College
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    Electoral College

    Panelists talked about the electoral college system of voting for president in the U.S. They also talked about which voters have the most power under the current system.

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  • Florida Election
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    Florida Election

    Participating via telephone Mr. Gans and Mr. Storey discussed voter turnout in the 2000 elections. They also talked about the redistricting of the states using the latest census statistics…

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  • Political Primary Strategies
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    Political Primary Strategies

    The panelists talked about public reaction to “front-loading” primary election dates, or setting early dates for primaries in the presidential election year. These primary dates were…

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