Election Night in The JFK Jr. Forum

November 7, 2012

Harvard Gazette — The Harvard Kennedy School’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum was packed Tuesday night, with red, white, and blue balloons and banners on the walls and buffet tables on each floor to keep the crowd refreshed.

Small groups trooped to the podium on a low riser at the front of the room to get their pictures taken with cardboard cutouts of Obama and Romney, while CNN’s election coverage blared on the screen above.

At just after 9 p.m., David Axelrod, senior adviser to Obama and a member of the Institute of Politics Advisory Committee, called into the Forum, greeting the crowd and saying the Obama campaign was encouraged by early results. read more

Photo Credit: Martha Stewart

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