Loading Events

« All Events

Hybrid Hybrid Event
  • This event has passed.

An Overview of the 2022 Midterm Landscape

Event Category:

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hybrid Hybrid Event
With Democratic pollster John Anzalone and Republican pollster Tony Fabrizio


A look deep inside the forces shaping this year’s highly consequential midterm election, in which control of both the House and the Senate and the shape of the rest of the Biden presidential term will be decided.

With Democratic pollster John Anzalone and Republican pollster Tony Fabrizio

John Anzalone is one of the nation’s leading pollsters and the founder of Impact Research. Anzalone has worked in Democratic politics for thirty years and is currently the chief pollster for President Biden in addition to polling for the 2022 re-election campaigns for MI Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and NV Gov. Steve Sisolak. He also conducts public-opinion research for many Fortune 500 corporations as well as national associations and advocacy groups like AARP.

Tony Fabrizio is widely recognized as an expert in public opinion and politics, and one of the nation’s leading Republican pollsters. He has helped elect Presidents and Prime Ministers on four continents. In the U.S., Fabrizio served as the Chief Pollster on five Presidential campaigns, from Sen. Bob Dole’s 1996 Presidential campaign through most recently, President Donald Trump’s 2016 victory and his 2020 re-election campaign. Recently, Fabrizio was chosen to co-lead the Wall Street Journal’s election-focused public polling in partnership with Biden pollster John Anzalone.

This semester’s eight-part Discussion Group series, “Big Stakes, Big Consequences,” will be led by Gerald F. Seib.

Gerald F. Seib has been a journalist with The Wall Street Journal for almost 45 years. He served as the Journal’s Executive Washington Editor, and wrote the weekly “Capital Journal” column for 29 years. He also reported from the Middle East for the Journal in the mid-1980s, covered the White House, has moderated three presidential debates, and interviewed every president since Ronald Reagan.

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics is dedicated to promoting political and civic participation as well as civil discourse in a bipartisan, philosophically balanced manner. It is located on KU’s West Campus and houses the Dole Archive and Special Collections. Through its robust public programming, congressional archive, and museum, the Dole Institute strives to celebrate public service and the legacies of US Senators Bob Dole and Elizabeth Dole.

Dole Fellows Program is made possible by: Newman’s Own Foundation

Seib’s residency is sponsored by: The Dolph Simons Family Fund


September 14
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:


The Dole Institute of Politics
2350 Petefish Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045
+ Google Map