2022: What Just Happened and What's Next

2022: What Just Happened and What's Next


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Archon Fung
Cornell William Brooks
Margaret Talev
Dan Balz
Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

The day after the 2022 midterm elections, join us in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum with Harvard Kennedy School’s top political experts for a discussion of the night’s results, control of Congress and state houses across the country, and what the midterms mean for our government and our democracy.

Panelists include:

  • Archon Fung, Director of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government at Harvard Kennedy School
  • Cornell William Brooks, Hauser Professor of the Practice of Nonprofit Organizations and Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice at Harvard Kennedy School, Director of The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice at the Center for Public Leadership, and former President & CEO of the NAACP
  • Margaret Talev, Managing Editor for Politics at Axios, CNN political analyst, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and Fall 2018 Institute of Politics Resident Fellow
  • Dan Balz (Moderator), Washington Post Chief Correspondent and Institute of Politics Senior Fellow

This event is co-sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School.

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