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University of Virginia Center for Politics to Host 16th Annual American Democracy Conference

UVA Center for Politics November 20th, 2014


Today, Nov. 20, the University of Virginia Center for Politics will host the 16th annual American Democracy Conference. The conference, which will be held at Alumni Hall on the Grounds of the University of Virginia, will feature panels of leading journalists and political experts focused on the results of the recent midterm elections and the upcoming presidential race.

The event, which will begin at 10:30 a.m., is free and open to the public with advance registration, and the press is invited to attend. For more information or to register, please visit

The conference will be livestreamed online at the following link:

The panels are:

10:30 a.m. to noon: Panel I: The 2014 midterm

Moderator: Larry J. Sabato, director of the U.Va. Center for Politics


12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.: Panel II: What to expect in 2016

Moderator: Geoffrey Skelley, associate editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball