The 2020 election cycle is in full swing, with many races on the ballot. In Minnesota, there is a US Senate seat and the majority in both the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate. And nationally, there is a presidential race. Get a recap and analysis following Election Day from Hamline University's David Schultz. Find out what factors went into voters' decisions and what other trends were seen in the results.
Professor David Schultz,
David Schultz is a nationally recognized expert in government, nonprofit, and business ethics, campaign finance reform, land use and eminent domain policy, law and politics, and the media and politics who has been extensively quoted in news sources such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, MSNBC, Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, Cox News Service, and National Public Radio. He is the editor for five book series with Peter Lang Publishing and M.E. Sharpe as well as author and editor of 25 books, 12 legal treatises, and over 60 articles. His most recent publications include Money, Politics, and Campaign Finance Reform Law in the States (2002) and the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy (2003), and the Encyclopedia of the First Amendment (2008). Professor Schultz is past president, lobbyist, and executive director for Common Cause Minnesota; he has worked as a housing and economic planner for an Office of Economic Opportunity agency; helped in the drafting of the new 8th edition of the Model City Charter for the National Civil League; and participated in three amicus briefs before the United States Supreme Court regarding campaign finance reform. Besides teaching classes in government ethics, housing and economic development, privatization, and the foundation of public administration, David also holds appointments in the Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science where he teaches criminal justice and criminology, and in several local law schools where he offers classes in state and local law, legal ethics, election law, and state constitutional law.