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16th Annual American Democracy Conference

Thursday, November 20, 2014
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Alumni Hall
University of Virginia

On November 20th, the University of Virginia Center for Politics will present the 16th Annual American Democracy Conference, bringing together leading journalists and political experts to examine the outcome of the 2014 elections and what it means for the country, the parties, and public policy.

This event is free and open to the public.



10:00 a.m.: Doors open

10:30 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks

10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.: Panel I - Midterm Election Results
Moderator: Professor Larry J. Sabato, U.Va. Center for Politics Director
  • Alan Abramowitz
  • Chris LaCivita
  • Ali Lapp
  • Geoffrey Skelley
  • Sean Trende
12:00 p.m.– 12:45 p.m.: Lunch

12:45 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.: Panel II - 2016 Presidential Race Results
Moderator: Kyle Kondik, Sabato's Crystal Ball Managing Editor
  • Jamelle Bouie
  • Fred Barnes
  • Chris LaCivita
  • John Lapp
  • Jill Lawrence
  • Kelly Ward

This event is free and open to the public


For questions or additional information please contact Glenn Crossman at or 434-243-3540.