14th Annual American Democracy Conference
On November 28th, the University of Virginia Center for Politics presented the American Democracy Conference, bringing together leading journalists and political experts to examine the outcome of the 2012 election and what it means for the country, the parties, and public policy. Marking its 14th annual conference, Professor Larry J. Sabato and the Center brought their expert analysis to the Newcomb Hall Ballroom in Charlottesville, VA.
Generous support for the 14th Annual American Democracy Conference was provided by:
- Wrinkle In Time Foundation
- Dominion Foundation
Panel I: Election 2012, What Happened and Why
Moderator: Larry Sabato, professor and director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics
Perry Bacon, Jr., political analyst for MSNBC
Fred Barnes, American political commentator and executive editor of The Weekly Standard
Carl Cannon, Washington Editor of RealClearPolitics
Maria Cardona, Democratic strategist, public affairs and communications professional
Mark Mellman, CEO of The Mellman Group, a polling and consulting firm
Panel II: Beyond 2012
Moderator: Kyle Kondik, Director of Communications for Center for Politics
Kellyanne Conway, is a Republican strategist and pollster. She is president and CEO of inc./WomanTrend.
Jonathan Martin, Reporter for POLITICO
Jim Perry, Debate Advisor for the Romney campaign. Served as deputy chief of staff and director of policy for Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour.
Jamal Simmons, political analyst and commentator for CBS News and CNN
Sean Trende, Senior Elections Analyst for Real Clear Politics
Panel III: Politics and Policy: Obamacare, Sequestration, Fiscal Cliff…and more
Moderator: Patricia Solis Doyle, American political operative. 2008 senior adviser to the presidential campaign of Barack Obama
Jamelle Bouie, staff writer at The American Prospect
Robert Costa, political reporter for National Review
Catherine (Kiki) McLean, Senior Partner, Global Head of Public Affairs for Porter Novelli
Joe Trippi, political strategist for presidential campaigns of Edward Kennedy, Walter Mondale and Howard Dean, among others.
For questions or additional information please contact Glenn Crossman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434-243-3540.