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2018 Midterm Elections

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American University Midterm Election Experts


American University experts are available to provide insight into a broad range of issues related to the 2018 midterm elections including voting behavior, polling, public opinion, race and politics, the economy, presidential history, survey research, among others.

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AU faculty members are available for commentary on and analysis of a wide range of topics related to the 2018 midterm elections.

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A (Good) American

Eight artists examine the immigrant experience in America at the home of 19th century German immigrant Christian Heurich, who was the largest non-governmental employer in DC at the time.

Oct 5 - Nov 10
Heurich House Museum

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The Dynamics of the 2018 Midterm Elections

What's at stake on Election Day? Leading political and government experts will discuss the dynamics and repercussions of the 2018 elections.

Oct 11, 4:00 PM
Library of Congress


The Struggle for Voting Rights

Ahead of midterm elections, two titans of history discuss America's ongoing problems with voting rights.

Nov 1, 7:00 PM
Abramson Founders Family Room, SIS

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