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The inaugural Democracy Dialogues event, offered virtually, includes former cybersecurity chief Christopher Krebs, CNN’s Don Lemon and Paul Begala, Lincoln Project board member and scholar Tara Setmayer and others.

Early voting in Virginia began on Sept. 18 and voters have been lining up ever since. (Photo by Ziniu Chen, University Communications)

Batten's Jennifer Lawless, along with William Antholis, and Kyle Kondik, discuss how mail-in and absentee votes are counted, why results could be delayed this year, and how the pandemic has affected the election.


Ahead of Virginia’s voter registration deadline Tuesday, Batten student Hannah Koizumi (BA '21) is helping her peers register to vote, volunteer as poll workers and make a plan to get to the polls.


Nearly five dozen UVA and Harvard University students have been selected for the new 22nd Century Scholars scholarship program, which is launching this week as partnered with the UVA Center for Politics, the Miller Center, and the Weldon Cooper Center/Sorensen Institute.

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Batten teams up with the Center for Politics and several public service-focused departments at UVA – including the Miller Center for Public Affairs, the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, and the UVA Career Center – to quickly design and launch a five-week virtual summer internship program.

Super Tuesday Panelists

Hosted by the Batten School and Center for Politics, the panel featured Heather Caygle, a POLITICO Congress reporter; Jocelyn Kiley, the associate director of research at Pew Research Center; Rohini Kosoglu, a senior advisor to Senator Kamala Harris; Tara Setmayer, a CNN Political Commentator and ABC News Political Contributor; and Mara Suttman-Lea, a professor at Connecticut College.

Paul Ryan in the Rotunda

The former Speaker of the House joined the Batten School and Center for Politics to discuss the 2020 election, impeachment, Congress and more.

On the eve of Super Tuesday, the biggest day of the presidential nominating season, the Batten School and UVA Center for Politics will bring together a panel of experts to analyze the 2020 election.

Sponsored by the Center for Politics and the Batten School, Paul Ryan will speak on policy, politics as well as his experience leading the House.

Democracies in Crisis panel in Garrett Hall

'Democracies in Crisis' panel, co-hosted by the Batten School and Center for Politics, brought together expert and public perspectives on democracy today.