Lunchtime Lecture: Congressional Leadership Elections

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Date(s) - 04/10/2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Hall, Veterans of Foreign Wars Building


Event Description

Lunchtime Lecture:
Choosing the Leader: Leadership Elections in the House of Representatives
with Matthew Green, professor of politics at The Catholic University of America and Douglas Harris, professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland

Party leaders in Congress wield considerable influence, but how are they actually chosen? In the first study of its kind, Matthew Green and Doug Harris draw upon interviews and decades of archival data to explain how members of Congress decide whom to vote for in leadership elections.

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Pre-registration is requested and will be available soon.