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Republicans on what's motivating their voters and where the party should go next

Republican elephant in red and blue with white starts

The Republican Party took some surprising losses in the 2022 elections, but made significant gains in New York State. So what are the lessons the party learns going forward -- from the issues that matter to who leads the party?

Our guests discuss it:

  • Joe Chenelly, national executive director of AMVETS
  • Arnie Rothschild, political consultant with experience in more than 200 elections in New York State
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.