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First Tuesday: A Virtual Weekly Speakers Series on the 2020 Elections

August 19, 2020

Join Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein for a weekly series of conversations about the 2020 elections

All Mason students and faculty are invited to participate in a weekly series of virtual conversations about the upcoming election, to be held on Tuesdays from 9am until 10:15am. Organized in conjunction with Professor Pearlstein's Honors 131 course and co-sponored by the Schar School of Policy and Government, these events will give insight into one of the most polarized and consequential elections in recent memory.

The speakers have first-hand knowledge of political campaigns and the press that they will share in conversation with Professor Pearlstein, who will bring his considerable expertise as a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist at The Washington Post. 

Watch Past Events in the First Tuesday series

Attend upcoming events

Date      Speaker
Sept. 8

Peter Hart
Dean of American Pollsters

Sept. 15

Mike Henry
Former Campaign Manager, Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner and Gov. Terry McAuliffe

Sept. 22

Rebecca Pearcey
Policy Director, Elizabeth Warren presidential campaign

Sept. 29

Rick Wilson
Co-founder, Lincoln Project Republican media strategist

Oct. 6

Amy Gardner
Political reporter and editor, Washington Post

Oct. 13

U.S Rep. Jennifer Wexton
Democrat, Virginia 10th District

Oct 20

Danny Diaz
Republican political and communications strategist, George Mason graduate

Nov. 10

Tom Davis
Former Republican Congressman from Virginia, Rector of George Mason University

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