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.
On a rainy Tuesday in Cambridge, midterm election races across the United States kept undergraduates and faculty members on the edge of their seats throughout the night.
Four economists proposed policy changes to promote economic equality — including universal basic income, a federal job guarantee, and job incentives — at a panel held at the Institute of Politics Thursday.
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.
Forty percent of respondents to an Institute of Politics poll of 18- to 29- year olds said they are likely to cast a ballot in the midterm elections in one week, and 26 percent said they approve of President Donald Trump’s performance in office.
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English took up residency at the Institute of Politics as a visiting fellow this week, leading a study group for students.
The Institute of Politics hosted former Peruvian PM Beatriz Merino and former California Representative Loretta L. Sanchez for a panel on immigration Tuesday.
Over the course of the 75-minute talk, Ban and Thornton converged on two cohesive themes: the importance of denuclearizing North Korea and the responsibility of the United States as a global leader.