Election Day 2022

Kristen de Groot

Penn Today

Monday, November 7, 2022

After months of polls, debates, rallies, and TV ads, Election Day is finally here. Voters will determine who will next occupy the 435 seats in the House and a third of the seats in the Senate, in addition to governorships and other state offices across the nation. Democrats are hoping to hold on to their narrow majority in the House, but Republicans are betting that voter concerns over the economy and crime will boost their ranks. 

During the summer, an international consortium led by the Netter Center for Community Partnerships co-hosted a global forum in Dublin that looked at higher education’s role in constructing a more equitable, sustainable, and democratic world. At the end of the forum, the participants concluded that higher education institutions are anchors for democracy. Experts from around the University share their thoughts on how their research, expertise, departments, and centers help foster democracy.

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