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Past Event

The Truth Effect: Silicon Valley's Take on the Midterm Elections

How important are the midterm elections? Hear from our panel as they recap national, state and local results and discuss the growing influence of tech in elections.


In association with San Jose State University

Due to the smoke conditions around San Jose State University, the campus is closed and today’s event is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

November 15, 2018

San Jose State University
Diaz Compean Student Union Theater
One Washington Square
San Jose, 95192
United States

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Welcome by Mary Papazian

President, San Jose State University

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Cindy Chavez

Santa Clara County Supervisor, District 2

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Fred Keeley

Former California State Assemblymember, Former Treasurer of Santa Cruz County

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Evan Low

California State Assemblymember, District 28

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Matt Mahan

President and CEO, Brigade

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Rachel Michelin

Executive Director and CEO, California Women Lead

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Jessica Speiser

Chief Outreach Officer, VoterCircle

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Terry Christensen, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University—Moderator

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Melinda Jackson, Ph.D.

Chair, Political Science Department at San Jose State University—Moderator


6:30-8:30 p.m. program