On Demand: Planning and the Elections: A Breakdown of Election Results and Look Ahead to the Lame Duck

American Planning Association


Tuesday, December 6, 2016, midnight
Monday, December 31, 2018, midnight CST

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A recording of the December 1, 2016, webinar "Planning and the Elections:  A Breakdown of Election Results and Look Ahead to the Lame Duck."

Listen to a discussion of planning issues in the 2016-17 lame duck session of Congress, including final funding issues. Topics include:  

  • Implications of the 2016 election results for planners
  • Analysis of the next Congress
  • Review of key ballot measure races and state legislative races
  • Ideas for local advocacy during the transition

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Jason Jordan

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Tess Hembree

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Emily Pasi

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Emily Pasi is the Outreach and Communications Manager at the American Planning Association.

Stephanie Vance

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Stephanie D. Vance, also known as the “Advocacy Guru”, is the author of five books including Citizens in Action: A Guide to Influencing Government and the recently released The Influence Game. More information on her books is available on our books page. She’s a 25 year veteran of Washington, D.C. political scene and has held positions as a lobbyist, grassroots consultant and Congressional aide. Stephanie’s experiences as a legislative director and Chief of Staff on Capitol Hill led her to found Advocacy Associates, a firm dedicated to helping individuals and organizations be both heard and agreed with in the legislative environment. To achieve that goal she provides in-person and online trainings for thousands of advocates around the world. Ms. Vance holds a Master’s Degree in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University and a Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies at Georgetown University. She lives and works in Washington D.C..

Kirsten Holland

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Jeffrey Bates

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Jeffrey Bates, APA’s State Government Affairs Associate. Working out of our Washington office, Jeff will focus on helping APA chapters and members address state-level planning legislation and regulations. Jeff, who has a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and a master’s in public policy from George Mason University, previously worked for the National Governors Association.