The Most Historic U.S. Election in a Generation

6:00–7:00 pm
Zoom Webinar


To prepare the audience for “the most historic U.S. election in a generation”, Professor Howell will provide an overview of the US democratic system including what each political party stands for, how primaries work, the Electoral College versus the popular vote and its influence in deciding who becomes President of the United States.  Professor Howell will touch on many other aspects of the U.S. democratic system during this classic UChicago classroom lecture.  He will take audience questions to help explain red, blue and purple states, as well as how debates influence voters and anything else on your mind regarding the 2020 presidential election.

September 10, 2020 | 6:00 - 7:00 PM IST / 8:30 - 9:30 PM / 7:30 - 8:30 PM CST


Professor William G. Howell
Chair, Department of Political Science
Sidney Stein Professor, Harris School of Public Policy
Director, Center for Effective Government, University of Chicago

Co-Author with Terry M. Moe:
'Presidents, Populism, And The Crisis of Democracy'


Check out the schedule of the U.S. Presidential Election.

The event is hosted by The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong.