October 1, 2020

Farnsworth to Moderate Panel Discussion on Democratic Candidates

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, will moderate a panel discussion at a free public forum on the Democratic presidential candidates this evening, Thursday, Feb. 27, 6:30-8:45 p.m. at the downtown Fredericksburg Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.

Sponsored by Fredericksburg-area supporters of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the forum will bring together speakers representing Sanders, Buttigieg, Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden.

The event is co-sponsored by a variety of local organizations, some with political affiliation and others—such as Fossil Free Fredericksburg, the Fredericksburg Area Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the National Pan Hellenic Council of Greater Fredericksburg and the Stafford Branch of the NAACP—that do not endorse any candidate.

 

Dr. Farnsworth has also been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Virginia’s Major Role on Super Tuesday (WJLA ABC-7)

Early Voting for Presidential Primary on Pace to Break Recent Record (VPM)

Virginia Senators Advance Package of Gun-Control Bills (Courthouse News Service)

Push for Redistricting Reform Still Alive in Virginia (Courthouse News Service)

Two Prince William delegates back Sanders, while other legislators stay out of the fight (Inside Nova)