This week Americans will go to the polls to vote in the midterm elections. But what is at stake? What are the factors that will determine the election’s outcome? And what do these midterms mean for the future of the US? Maria Armoudian speaks with Henry Brady, David P. Redlawsk, Jennifer Frost, and Paul Taillon.

Henry Brady is a Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkely. He is the co-editor of Capturing Campaign Effects.

David P. Redlawsk is a Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware. He is the co-author of The Positive Case for Negative Campaigning.

Jennifer Frost is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Auckland. She is the co-author of When Private Talk Goes Public: Gossip in American History. 

Paul Taillon is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Auckland.


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