Election 2020: What’s happening and what’s next?

This year’s election is like no other in modern history. Join alumni online Nov. 3 to watch the results roll in and then Nov. 5 for a discussion with experts to learn how this year’s events played a role in the outcome.


What’s Happening? Election Night Watch Party

Join VCU alumni and faculty for this virtual election event with real-time analysis and insights from political science faculty along with color commentary provided by alumni and students. Prediction games will be had, with prizes shipped for winners.

  • When: 7-9 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Nov. 3
  • Where: Online; Zoom link emailed to registrants

Register before Oct. 25, and we will send you a limited-edition VCU Votes T-shirt (while supplies last!).

Register now.


What Just Happened: Understanding the 2020 Presidential Election Results

The 2020 presidential election will be discussed and studied as one of, if not the most, historic elections in U.S. history. Join the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture and VCU Alumni for a discussion with expert journalists, moderated by Robertson School Director Marcus Messner, Ph.D., to review how the COVID-19 pandemic, racial protests, a high unemployment rate, economic uncertainty, identity politics and political behavior shaped the election, as well as the aftermath in what is likely to remain an unsettled political landscape.

  • When: 6 p.m. EDT Thursday, Nov. 5
  • Where: Online; Zoom link emailed to registrants.

Register before Oct. 25, and we will send you a limited-edition VCU Votes T-shirt (while supplies last!).

Register now.


Questions? Contact Amy Gray Beck, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’19/E), executive director of alumni relations, at acbeck@vcu.edu.

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