Special Presentation: A New Poll on the Changing Coalitions of the 21st Century Electorate

America is going though profound demographic change. Its population is moving to the South and West. New groups - particularly Hispanics and the largest generation in American history, Millennials - have emerged. Large waves of immigration have helped put America on a path to become a majority minority nation by the mid century. This new American Electorate of the 21st Century is creating a "new politics" in America, forcing both the Democratic and Republican Parties to forge new political coalitions and new electoral maps very different from the ones they built, ran on and governed with in the 20th century.

On Thursday March 4th at 12 noon, NDN invites you to a special presentation which will take an in-depth look at how America's population is changing, and how the two political parties are responding to these changes. Critically acclaimed authors and NDN Fellows Mike Hais and Morley Winograd will present the findings of a new major market research project designed to help policy makers and political leader better understand these changes and how they might impact the 2010 and future elections, for both parties. At the core of this new presentation will be the findings of a just completed new 2,500 person national survey, whose large sample size will allow effective comparisons across generations and groups.

The presentation and report will take a special look at one of the big questions in American politics today - Can the new Obama Coalition become the new Democratic Coalition? Is the way President Obama won in 2008, with a very different map and different voters, a road map for future Democratic success or a coalition unique to him? And what does this all mean for 2010?

To see this exciting presentation, please come to the NDN offices at 729 15th, NW in DC on Thursday March 4th, noon. Please RSVP here or to jsingleton@ndn.org. If you can't make it in person please watch online, or look for the video and the findings on the NDN site on the afternoon of March 4th.

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 7:00am


NDN Event Space
729 15th St. 1st Floor
Washington, DC 20005
United States