Tag: State of Our State Conference 2016

VIDEO: State of Our State Conference 2016

December 2016

The following videos are panel discussions from the 2016 State of Our State Conference. The annual signature event by ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy was held Nov. 16 in Phoenix.

Reinstein, Lewis and Aguirre named as Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows

December 2016

PHOENIX – Judge Ron Reinstein, John Lewis and Amanda Aguirre have joined the prestigious list of Arizona leaders who serve as Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows.

The three were honored at this year’s State of Our State Conference, the annual signature event of Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University.

Student journalists write about SOS Conference

November 2016

These stories about the 2016 State of Our State Conference were reported and written by students from the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Cronkite: Independents prove to be crucial factor

November 2016

Cronkite News was on hand earlier this week at Morrison Institute’s State of Our State conference where public officials, pollsters and university professors gathered to say that too many miscalculated the power of the independent voter – those unaffiliated with either of the two major parties – in predicting Donald Trump would become the nation’s next president.

ASU Now: Preserving democracy through discussion

November 2016

ASU Now reported that according to several experts at the annual State of Our State conference Wednesday in Phoenix, voters who resist being identified with either of the main political parties could be a way for a deeply divided electorate to move forward.

“Independent voters can provide a bridge to close the partisan gap,” said Thom Reilly, director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University, which presented the conference.

Election 2016 to be dissected by experts Nov. 16

November 2016

The State of Our State Conference

PHOENIX – National and local political leaders, experts and researchers will gather here Nov. 16 to dissect and discuss Election 2016, as well as assess the present and future impact of independents, Latinos and Millennials as part of “the new electorate.”

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