Webinar today: Understanding the Non-Presidential Elections
MADISON, Wisconsin: The presidential race certainly garnered the bulk of the nation’s attention on election night. But are you curious about the races further down the ballot and what their outcomes mean for the future of the country? If so, join us on Thursday, November 8th at 12 noon EST for a webinar on the 2012 non-presidential elections. The webinar, presented by the Lucy Burns Institute, features experts from both Ballotpedia and Judgepedia and will provide an overview of the results and trends of the 2012 elections.
We’ll answer questions like: Which party made more gains in the state houses? Were there any trifectas created or lost? What was the total partisan change in the nation’s governships? How many state Supreme Courts flipped their partisan balance? Did any judges lose their retention elections? Which state measures were approved and which were defeated? What does it all mean in relation to the presidential race?
- Geoff Pallay - U.S. Congress and state executives
- Tyler King - State legislatures
- Matt Latourelle - State Supreme Courts
- Al Ortiz - State ballot measures
If you cannot attend the webinar, live tweeting will be available. Follow the conversation at @Ballotpedia or join in the conversation using the hashtag #LBIwebinar. If you have any questions, please e-mail Lauren Warden Rodgers, Director of Communications for the Lucy Burns Institute.