Experts will offer day-after election analysis

One day after the midterm elections, four prominent Cornell political analysts will offer their views on the winners and losers and what the outcome means for the nation and the world.

The in-person event - The Day After: What Happened on Election Night and What Happens Next - is organized by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs (IOPGA) at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. It will be held Wednesday, November 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Martha Van Rensselaer Hall Room 155.

The panel will feature professors Peter Enns, Steve Israel and Suzanne Mettler and the moderator will be Tracy Mitrano, a former candidate for Congress.

Enns is a professor of government in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and public policy in the Brooks School, and the Robert S. Harrison Director of the Cornell Center for Social Sciences. He is also co-founder and chief data scientist at Verasight.

Israel is director of IOPGA and a former member of Congress who represented a Long Island district for 16 years. Israel is also a former chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. He is a professor of practice in the Brooks School and in the Department of Government in A&S.

Mettler is the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions in the Department of Government (A&S).

Mitrano, PhD, JD ’95, was the Democratic candidate for Congress in New York’s 23rd District in 2018 and 2020. She is now a distinguished visiting professor in the Brooks School and in the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College Department of Information Science.

The format for the event will allow for audience questions.

The panel is sponsored by IOPGA. The Institute sponsors a range of programming on key policy issues and seeks to advance discussion and understanding with a nonpartisan or bipartisan approach.

Read the story in the Cornell Chronicle.

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