The 2010 elections in Minnesota and around the country have created many surprises and raised significant questions about what comes next.Professor Larry Jacobs moderated a conversation with leading national and state analysts, including Representative Margaret Anderson Kelliher and Brian McClung, dissecting the results of the November 2nd, 2010 elections.
Margaret Anderson Kelliher is a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 60A. First elected in 1998, she represents portions of the city of Minneapolis in Hennepin County. She is the current Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives and was the DFL-endorsed candidate in the August 2010 primary election. Beginning in January of 2011, Kelliher will serve as the president of the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA). Kelliher earned a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and was a Bush Foundation Leadership Fellow. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in political science with a concentration in history.
Brian McClung is the founder of McClung Communications & Public Relations, LLC, which provides public relations, marketing, and crisis communications services in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region.He is also the director of MN Forward, an organization that works with coalitions of Minnesota job creators to elect candidates from both parties who support policies that enhance job growth in Minnesota. Previously, McClung worked in the Office of Governor Tim Pawlenty from September 2004 to June 2010.His various positions included Deputy Chief of Staff, Director of Communications, and Press Secretary.
Jacobs, Lawrence R..
What Happened on Tuesday? A Post-Election Analysis.
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