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2020 Election

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IOP

Former Cybersecurity Chief Krebs Talks Election Integrity at IOP Event

Krebs was fired by former U.S. president Donald Trump in November 2020, after he led an effort to quell misinformation campaigns surrounding the 2020 presidential election. As head of CISA, Krebs was the administration’s most senior cybersecurity expert.

IOP Event with Steve Kornacki
IOP

IOP Event with Steve Kornacki

Steve Kornacki, NBC News and MSNBC National Political Correspondent, spoke at the IOP Wednesday night to explain the workings of the election night "big board."

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Student Life

Kornacki and His Khakis Hit the IOP Forum

Stephan J. “Steve” Kornacki, an NBC News and MSNBC national political correspondent, discussed his career trajectory, his approach to presenting electoral data, and ongoing threats to American democracy at Thursday event.

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Central Administration

Hundreds Sign Letter Asking Harvard to Designate Election Day as University-Wide ‘Democracy Day’

More than 600 Harvard affiliates signed an open letter asking University President Lawrence S. Bacow to designate federal Election Days as instruction-free “Democracy Days” that would offer a holiday to employees and students and provide civic engagement programming.

Harvard Kennedy School
Politics

Kennedy School Hosts Webinar on Proliferation of Online Conspiracies

Journalists and media experts discussed digital misinformation, conspiracy theories, and their implications at a Harvard Kennedy School event Tuesday.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

Bacow Puts Forth ‘Practices and Principles’ for Appointments of Harvard Officials

University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended the importance of free speech on campus during a faculty meeting Tuesday, but said that Harvard programs appointing individuals to an official role should “be prepared to defend why an individual is worthy of recognition” by Harvard.

IOP
IOP

Political Experts Mull Rise of Partisanship at IOP Event

Harvard political experts exchanged views about the future of American democracy following a transition of power marked by insurrection at an Institute of Politics event Monday.

White House
Politics

President-elect Joe Biden Nominates Harvard Affiliates to Top Executive Positions

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has appointed several Harvard affiliates to serve on his cabinet, including former assistant professor Janet L. Yellen, Harvard College alumni Antony J. Blinken ’84, Vivek H. Murthy ’98, and Medical School professor Rochelle P. Walensky.

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IOP

Panelists Analyze Election Turnout Among Georgia Voters at JFK Jr. Forum

Three political strategists joined the Harvard Institute of Politics’s director of polling John Della Volpe on Thursday to virtually discuss the impact of youth voters in the 2020 elections.

Bacow Letter to Washington
Politics

Harvard Law School Lecturer and Alum Ronald A. Klain Named Biden’s Chief of Staff

Harvard Law School lecturer and alum Ronald A. Klain is no stranger to the White House, and now he'll serve as President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s chief of staff.

Harvard Law School Recruitment
Politics

Biden Recruits Harvard Law Faculty For Transition Team

A number of Harvard Law School professors and affiliates have agreed to assist President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s transition into the White House as members of agency review teams.

Gund Hall Voting Booths
Politics

‘Frivolous,’ ‘Insubstantial,’ ‘Bad Faith’: Harvard Law Experts Weigh In On Trump Election Lawsuits

President Donald J. Trump’s recent lawsuits alleging election fraud are drawing criticism from HLS faculty, who claim the lawsuits lack evidence and present a danger to democracy.

White House
Politics

Biden Taps Current, Former Harvard Spokespeople for Transition Team and White House

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has tapped two individuals from a little-known arm of the University to aid his transition: Harvard Public Affairs and Communications.

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Cambridge

Post-Election Audit Finds No Discrepancies Between Election Night Tallies and Recount in Cambridge Precinct

A post-election check conducted by the Cambridge Election Commission on Nov. 9 found no discrepancies between the audit and the election night tallies in one precinct in Cambridge, according to the commission’s report.

Gund Hall Voting Booths
College

Biden Victory Elicits Relief and Reservations Among Student Advocates

Following President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s election, many of Harvard’s student affinity and advocacy groups expressed both relief and reservations about the incoming administration.

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