UW-Madison Election Research Center: Election Symposium 2018
Join in an all-day symposium as a panel of nationally renowned experts — including Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty — analyzes the results of the 2018 midterm elections and discusses a range of topics, from the rise of women candidates to the influence of misinformation and social media.
The UW-Madison Election Research Center’s Election Symposium 2018 will be Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wisconsin Discovery Building (H.F. DeLuca Forum), 330 N Orchard St., Madison. The event is free and open to the public, but the ERC asks that you register if you plan to attend.
- 9 to 9:30 a.m. “Highlights of Elections 2018” (Barry Burden)
- 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. “The Political Impact of Social and Economic Change Since 1965” (Katherine Cramer) and “Worldview and the 2018 Election” (Marc Hetherington)
- 11 to 11:50 a.m. “Measuring Success for Women in Election 2018” (Kelly Dittmar)
- 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. “A Look Back at the Politics of 2018” (Karen Tumulty)
- 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. “(Undisclosed) Campaigns on Social Media” (Young Mie Kim) and “Can Digital Literacy Save Us from Fake News?” (Brendan Nyhan)
- 3:45 to 5 p.m. “The 2018 Wisconsin Elections: What Changed, and What Didn’t?” (Charles Franklin) and “The 2018 Elections within the Wisconsin Communication Ecology” (Michael Wagner)