Harvard Republican Club

IOP Inauguration Watch Party
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‘An Encounter of Two Worlds’

Jonathan S. Roberts ’17 and Emily M. Hall ’18 both stood within a few thousand yards of the president. Both had traveled to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration—but they came for very different reasons.

College

Harvard Republicans Urge Unity, Democrats Regroup

As Harvard's Republicans are acknowledging and accepting the reality of Donald Trump's upset victory, the College's Democrats are not quite ready to unite behind the new President-elect.

Canvassing for Republican Party
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Small Group of Harvard Republicans Campaign in N.H., But Not For Trump

The Harvard Republican Club has canvassed in New Hampshire over the weekend, not for its party's nominee but for incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte, who is in one of the tightest races in the nation.

Kent
Scrutiny

Kent

Harvard Republican Club Treasurer Kent K. Haeffner ‘18 poses with his Jeb Bush campaign attire outside Quincy House Grille. A native Floridian, Haeffner worked on campus to foster support for the Republican ticket while Jeb Bush remained a contender for the GOP nomination.

Politics

Harvard Students Mirror Mass. Split on Charter School Question

Harvard Democrats and Republicans have ramped up efforts to sway the large percentage of undecided Massachusetts voters on the contentious charter school ballot question

Hillary on Poster Tree
Scrutiny

Hillary, I Presume?

A free-wheeling odyssey through the heart of the Harvard electorate.

Debate at the Queen's Head
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‘Disheartening’ Final Presidential Debate Draws Laughter, Gasps

With Election Day less than three weeks away, students both laughed and gasped while watching Democratic presidential nominee Hillary R. Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump go head to head in the final presidential debate Wednesday night.

The First Debate: The IOP IV
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On Harvard’s Campus, Supporters for Trump are Scarce but Resolute

Being a Republican at Harvard has historically been difficult; but supporting Donald J. Trump may give a whole new meaning to the phrase “the elephant in the room.”

Gov. Weld Campaigning on Campus
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Returning to Harvard, Libertarian VP Candidate Weld Holds Out Hope

Former Massachusetts Governor and now Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee William F. Weld '66 projected confidence regarding his ticket's long-shot bid for the White House.

IOP Debate Watch
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Half-Empty Auditorium Watches Kaine and Pence Square Off

This time around, fewer groups hosted watch parties and the IOP’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum was left half-empty.

The First Debate: The IOP IV
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A Plurality of Republican Club Members Support Johnson

Nearly half of decided Harvard College Republicans not backing Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump have instead opted to support Libertarian Party nominee Gary E. Johnson, according to club president Declan P. Garvey ’17.

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Pro-Trump Email Urging Students to ‘Fight White Genocide’ Circulates College

The College has requested Harvard police investigate an email sent to some undergraduates urging them to stop “white genocide” and vote for Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump.

Election 2016: The First Debate
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Students Pack IOP, Houses to Watch Presidential Debate

​The Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum was filled to capacity with students eager to watch Hillary R. Clinton and Donald J. Trump duke it out during Monday’s presidential debate.

Student Groups

Harvard Republican Club Receives Spike in Interest After Disavowing Trump

​Interest in the Harvard Republican Club this fall is—in the language of the GOP standard bearer they declined to endorse—“yuge.”

Republican Presidential Debate at the IOP
Politics

Harvard Republican Club Will Not Support Party Nominee Donald Trump

In the scathing statement, the largest conservative group at Harvard cited “both policy and temperamental concerns” about Trump and condemned his divisive campaign rhetoric they say “is poisoning our country and our children.”