Taking Stock after A Historic Election

Review highlights and the full discussion the day after the presidential election


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What is next for President-Elect Biden and the Democratic Party, and what is next for the United States of America? With extraordinary voter turnout and absentee voting,  new procedural complications from the pandemic, and the politicization of the electoral process through outgoing President Donald Trump, the final results of this historic election weren't fully known for several days.

Watch highlight and relive the discussion with experts and guests in taking stock of the election as ballots were counted.


MP Niels Annen, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office

Russ Carnahan, Former Representative for Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

Cathy Feingold, International Secretary, AFL-CIO

MP Dorothee Martin, Member of the German Bundestag, Finance Committee

Rebecca Pearcey, Senior Advisor to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Board Member iVote Civic Education Fund, and former political director and senior advisor to Senator Elizabeth Warren

Ian Russell Partner, Beacon Media, and Former Deputy Executive Director & National Political Director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Knut Dethlefsen Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Washington DC | Moderator


Am vierten November, einen Tag nach der historischen US Wahl, lud die Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Nordamerika und Kanada Experten aus Deutschland und den Vereinigten Staaten zu einer transatlantischen Diskussionsrunde ein. 

Besprochen wurden nicht nur die ersten Hochrechnungen, sondern auch die Botschaften aus dem Biden Wahlkampf, die Relevanz von bestimmten Wählergruppen und eine gesellschaftliche Vision für die USA nach Donald Trump. 

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