The 2012 race to the White House has been an emotional roller coaster for political wonks, with the debate over the debates, the rise of the fact checkers, the polling wars, the ballot access battles, and in the end, the Superstorm.

Vent with the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, the Political Science Department, the Andrus Center for Public Policy and The Blue Review, the college’s new journal of popular scholarship.

“Après  ’I Voted’ — A Post-Election Conversation” is Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Center on Main, 1020 Main St. in Boise. Appetizers and bipartisanship conversation begin at 6:30 p.m. and the discussion kicks off at 7 p.m. The event is free.

The evening features:

  • David Adler, Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University
  • Justin Vaughn, Boise State University Political Science Department
  • Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman
  • George Prentice, Boise Weekly
  • Molly Messick, StateImpact Idaho/Boise State Public Radio
  • Moderated by Nathaniel Hoffman, editor of “The Blue Review”

Topics could include: What are your hopes and fears for the next four years? Has the nation changed? Will its role in the world change? What is the new political math for Congress and for the states? What now?