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After the midterms, don’t expect Democrats and Republicans to work together, Northeastern panelists suggest

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11/16/22 - BOSTON, MA - Northeastern faculty experts Ted Landmark, Distinguished professor of public policy and urban affairs, assistant professor of religion and anthropology Sarah Riccardi-Swartz, law professor Jeremy Paul and distinguished professor of political science Costas Panagopulos participate in a panel discussion on the 2022 midterm election results in the Curry Center ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022.

The 2022 midterm elections were in many ways historic, a panel of Northeastern experts concluded, but Donald Trump still looks like a possible Republican presidential nominee in 2024, while Democrats need to focus on better communicating their policy victories to the voters. 

An assembly of Northeastern experts sat down recently to share reflections on the 2022 midterm elections, the forces that affected the results and what the outcomes meant for America going forward.

Moderator Costas Panagopoulos, chair of the political science department, described the results of the recent midterm election cycle as historic and humbling in many ways. He noted the voters chose to elect a record number of women governors, a record number of openly LGBTQ candidates, more Black Republicans for Congress than any time since 1877, a record number of Latinos and Latina women in Congress, the first Generation Z congressman, the first transgender state legislator in New Hampshire, and so on.

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