Professor Says We Can Learn a Lot From Tuesday’s Elections

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On a national level, not much was changed after last night’s votes were counted, despite all the chatter about Americans being fed up with our government.UMaine political science professor Mark Brewer says there’s a lot we can learn from this election cycle.He says this election made it clear that non-white and young voters can’t be ignored.He also says candidates have to be careful about the way they speak about certain issues, particularly concerning women voters.He believes old fashioned campaigning, like knocking on doors and getting people out to the polls, still works.With President Obama winning a second term, he says republicans have to decide what the future of their party is going to look like.Brewer said it will be fascinating to watch what happens next.


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