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The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up)

Thurs. Nov.16, 2017      7:30–9 p.m.

Kane Hall 120

Kristen Soltis Anderson HeadshotKristen Soltis Anderson, political pollster, author and ABC News contributor

Anderson’s research on the millennial generation has been featured in The New York Times Magazine and earned her a resident fellowship at Harvard. In this talk, she will offer key insights on how young pollsters and consultants are using data mining and social media to transform electoral politics.

Admission is free. Advance registration is required.  UWAA and UWRA members may register now. Registration for the general public opens Sept. 8.

This lecture has reached capacity. As a courtesy, the Graduate School will offer standby seating on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6:45 pm in Kane Hall. Any reserved seats not taken by 7:15 pm will be offered to our guests in the standby line.

Part of the Equity and Difference: Rights lecture series. Produced in partnership with the University of Washington Graduate School.

Kristen Soltis Anderson is author of “The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up).” She is a pollster and co-founder of Echelon Insights, a research and analytics firm. She was one of TIME’s “30 Under 30 Changing the World” and has been featured as one of ELLE’s 2016 “Most Compelling Women in Washington.”

Anderson is an ABC News political contributor, columnist at The Washington Examiner, and is the co-host of The Pollsters, a bipartisan weekly podcast. She regularly appears on programs such as Morning Joe, Fox News Sunday, Real Time With Bill Maher and more.

In 2014, Anderson was a Resident Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics. Her research on millennial attitudes has been featured in The New York Times Magazine and she regularly speaks to audiences of corporate leaders and public officials about how to reach the millennial generation.

Prior to launching Echelon Insights, Anderson was vice president of The Winston Group, a Republican polling firm. She received her master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.