Tag Archives: Elections

The Times, We Are Campaigning! (Starting With Biden)

Those readers familiar with my 2016 election coverage remember that I strongly believe that to fully understand a presidential candidate, it is necessary to see them in their natural environment: on the campaign trail, speaking to, and with, voters.   Without attending the rallies, it is easy to let prior assumptions drive election analysis, as happened […]

Action is Power: Get out the Vote at Midd and Beyond (Workshop: 3/15 @ 3pm)

Come join a casual conversation with Ben Wessel ’11.5 about the importance of getting college students to vote and ways to get involved here on campus and beyond during the next election season.

WHEN: Thursday, March 15 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CCE Living Room (20 Old Chapel Road)

Ben Wessel is the Director of NextGen Rising, the youth vote organizing program of NextGen America. In 2016, Ben was named one of the “16 Young Americans Shaping the 2016 Election” by Rolling Stone magazine. Before joining NextGen in 2014, Ben worked for Cory Booker’s campaign for US Senate in New Jersey, as the Political Campaigns Manager for 350.org Action, and as the Youth Vote Director for President Obama’s reelection campaign in New Hampshire. Hosted by the Center for Community Engagement, Center for Careers and Internships, and MiddVOTE