Congress Members-Elect Descend on Cambridge for Harvard Kennedy School’s Bipartisan Orientation
Speeches from Harvard officials and protests from student organizers met the members-elect at the orientation, which was hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.
Radcliffe Institute Panel Unpacks 2018 Midterm Election
Four panelists discussed the role of female candidates in this year’s midterm elections with an audience of Harvard affiliates and Boston area residents Tuesday.
Midterm Votes Analysis at Radcliffe
Asma Khalid, a political reporter for NPR, introduces panelists at an event discussing the 2018 midterm elections Tuesday afternoon in the Knafel Center at the Radcliffe Institute.
Bipartisan IOP Panel Assesses Impact of Midterms on American Politics
The panelists advanced dueling analyses of the recent election cycle, in which Republicans extended their majority in the Senate and Democrats won the House of Representatives.
Harvard Wins Harvard-Yale Votes Challenge
“Our victory over Yale is a good omen for both democracy and for The Game on Saturday,” said Theodore “Teddy” N. Landis ’20, who co-founded the Harvard Votes Challenge.
High Young Voter Turnout Crucial To Blue Wave, Per Harvard Analysis
Voters between the ages of 18 and 29 were absolutely crucial to the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives, according to a Harvard Institute of Politics analysis of the 2018 midterm elections.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Poses for a selfie with fans on election day.
Marjorie Decker, a Mass. state representative, tells Harvard students to get involved in politics and make a change. "You can make a difference right in the community you’re living in."
Joy at the IOP Election Watch Party
Sade A. Abraham, a Graduate School of Education alum, cheers upon hearing CNN report that Texas U.S. Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke was pulling ahead. O'Rourke ultimately lost to incumbent Ted Cruz.
Cookies for Elizabeth Warren
Senator Elizabeth Warren buys cookies at a 5th grade bake sale after voting Tuesday morning at a local elementary school.
Election Watch Party at the IOP
Students gather for an election night watch party held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday night.
Election Watch Party at Currier
The Department of Government hosts an election night watch party in the Currier House Fishbowl.
Warren Heads to the Polls
Senator Elizabeth Warren rises early to cast her ballot at the local Cambridge polling center, an elementary school at 44 Linnaean St.
Midterms See Mass. Incumbents Re-elected, Democrats Win Control of House
Incumbent Mass. Governor Charlie Baker and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren cruised to victory, while Democrats gained a U.S. House majority.
Full house at IOP watch party
Students take in the 2018 midterm election results at an Institute of Politics watch party held Tuesday night.
Warren and the College Dems
Warren poses for a photo with some members of the Harvard College Democrats.
What’s At Stake for Harvard in the Midterm Elections
Ranging from endowment taxes to the survival of its controversial social group sanctions, the University has a large stake in this year’s midterms.
Here's What You Need to Know About the 2018 Midterm Elections
Cambridge residents can cast their votes Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. in one of 29 local polling places, including Quincy House.
Kennedy School Faculty Donated Overwhelmingly to Democrats Ahead of 2018 Midterms
Nearly 92 percent of all political donations from HKS affiliates in 2016 and 2018 went to Democrats.
The Three Questions On The Massachusetts Ballot, Explained
This election day — in addition to casting votes for political figures — the Massachusetts electorate will tackle three questions at the bottom of their ballots. Here's what you need to know.
Some Harvard Students Encounter Challenges in Voting Absentee
State-specific voting procedures, missing ballots, and voter identification policies are plaguing some undergraduates hoping to vote absentee in the Nov. 6 midterm elections.
Ahead of Midterm Elections, 90 Percent of Harvard Kennedy School Students Commit to Registering to Vote
The high voter registration comes as the Kennedy School has been pushing a new University-wide initiative, dubbed the Harvard Votes Challenge.
Founders of ‘Black Voters Matter’ and ‘Woke Vote’ Discuss Black Electoral Empowerment in the South
The event was intended to engage students from Harvard, Mississippi State University, University of Southern Mississippi, and University of Alabama.
Mass. Candidate Pressley Talks Warren, Sexual Assault at Media Roundtable
Pressley said rhetoric surrounding Massachusetts Senator Warren’s Native American ancestry deflects attention from more important conversations.