Two American politics experts – one from the Democratic Party, one from the Republican Party – dicussed the current and most recent presidential campaigns and explored how discontented American voters on both sides are forcing major change within the parties, government policies, and political life. These insiders explained how a dedicated base of voters can rewrite the rules that political scientists and experts once viewed as sacrosanct. The speakers touched on how changing demographics, campaign finance rules, and social media have shifted the American electorate, changed the way it thinks and changed what it expects from its candidates.
The American elections: Is winning a science or an art?
4 May 2016. 6.00pm–7.30pm AEDT
Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney
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