Issued : Sat, 14 Nov 2020, 0:00:27 GMT

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The John Smith Centre is delighted to present the David Muir Speaker Series looking at the 2020 US presidential election.

Watch Board member David Muir in conversation with US pollster Joel Benenson as they reflect on Joe Biden’s win and consider what will come next.

This online event was recorded on 11 November 2020. RUN TIME: 1hr 28mins

About Joel Benenson

Benenson was lead pollster and Senior Strategist for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, as well as serving for President Obama in 2008 and for President Bill Clinton in 1996.

Benenson founded Benenson Strategy Group in 2000, a highly acclaimed global strategic research and consulting firm.

The John Smith Centre presents the David Muir Speaker Series

This was the first of two David Muir speaker events focusing on the US Elections and was followed by Teddy Goff, Digital Director for Obama for America and Partner at Precision Strategies.

In conjunction with the John Smith Centre and the College Employability Team, the David Muir Speaker Series has brought senior figures from the world of politics and the media to the University of Glasgow to discuss contemporary political issues since 2012.

Previous speakers include Ric Bailey (BBC’s Chief Adviser, Politics), Michael Jermey (ITV’s Director of News and former Programme Director from ITN), Pete Brodnitz (US Pollster and Founder and President of Expedition Strategies), and Liz Allen (Liz Allen, Former White House Deputy Communications Director and Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama).