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Author of 'The Selfie Vote' to Speak on Oct. 12

October 03, 2016

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Kristen Soltis Anderson, author of The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up), will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

Anderson, co-founder and partner of the research and analytics firm Echelon Insights, will discuss how millennials are engaging in the upcoming presidential election, as well as the political process in general. Blending observations from focus groups, personal stories and polling results, she offers insights into the changing nature of American politics.

Anderson is an ABC News political contributor, a columnist at the Washington Examiner and is the co-host of The Pollsters, a bipartisan weekly podcast. She regularly appears on NBC’s Meet the Press, ABC’s This Week, CNN’s State of the Union, Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.

Anderson served as a resident fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics during 2014. She previously served as vice president of The Winston Group, a Washington, D.C.-based opinion research and political communications firm, where she spent eight years studying emerging trends in politics and policy.

She has been named one of Time magazine’s “30 Under 30 Changing the World,” National Journal magazine’s “25 Most Influential Women in Washington Under 35” and one of Marie Claire magazine’s “New Guard” of the 50 most connected rising female leaders.

This endowed lecture, sponsored by the Harold H. Hersch Educational Fund, is free and open to the public.

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