Oct 11, 2020 • 1HR 59M

The Election - 10.11.2020

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Larry Bernstein
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Michael Holt

Topic: Election Fraud and the Resolution of the 1876 Presidential Election
Bio: Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History, Emeritus at the University of Virginia
Reading Assignment: Please read Chapters 9, 10 and Conclusion (90 pages) of Michael Holt book By One Vote: The Disputed Election of 1876. It is both fabulous and shockingly relevant.


Andrew Schapiro

Topic: Legal Strategies for Contested Presidential Elections
Bio: Partner at Quinn Emanuel, litigator, & former Ambassador to the Czech Republic


Nate Persily

Topic: What Will We Know on Election Night
Bio: James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School


Question and Answer Period for Holt, Schapiro, and Persily


Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Topic: How Google Searches Helps Predict Who Will Win the Presidential Election
Bio: Former Google Data Scientist
Reading Assignment: Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are. Read Chapter 7 is here.


Doug Rivers

Topic: Polling
Bio: Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. He is Chief Scientist at YouGov.


Michael Gordon

Topic: Why Democrats will win the election but will have limited post-election power
Bio: Principal, Group Gordon Communications


Greg Strimple

Topic: Polling for Republicans
Bio: President of GS Strategy Group


Question and Answer Session