Political Primary Strategies
Panelists talked about primary elections including concerns about decreased voter turnout, voter cynicism and the impact of money and special… read more
Panelists talked about primary elections including concerns about decreased voter turnout, voter cynicism and the impact of money and special interests. They described the roles political parties have played and could again play in ameliorating these problems. They talked about previous presidential primaries and the reasons for changes in primary dates including “front-loading.” They also discussed the requirements for a successful candidacy. After their prepared remarks they responded to questions from the audience. close
People in this video
- James A. Barnes Correspondent National Journal->White House
Gerald Bepko Chancellor Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
- Ken Bode Dean Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Mitch Daniels Jr. Senior Vice President Eli Lilly and Company->Corporate Strategy and Policy
- Mark Lubbers Historian
- William G. Mayer Associate Professor Northeastern University->Political Science
- Peter Rusthoven Attorney
- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis | Political Science DepartmentIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis | Political Science Department
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