Peter Flaherty P '17 & '24 Offers a Fascinating Look at Election 2020

Peter Flaherty P '17 & '24 spoke in Chapel on November 2nd and provided a fascinating look at all of the variables that will decide the 2020 election. 


Mr. Flaherty is a political strategist and consultant who has advised candidates across the country on campaigns for Governor, U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, and President of the United States. He is also a former homicide prosecutor in Boston, currently teaches a course on Presidential Politics at The College of the Holy Cross, and is an Executive Fellow at the Harvard Business School. He is also the father of a Belmont Hill alumnus and current Form III student.

Mr. Flaherty explained the electoral college and the various scenarios that could unfold as the results come in. He also took a close look at the battleground states and how they could possibly swing the tide for one candidate or the other.

In closing, Mr. Flaherty paid tribute to the faculty at Belmont Hill and how much they mean to the School. Turning his attention to the boys, he said, "You guys are the leaders of tomorrow...Not everyone gets to go to a school like Belmont Hill...you guys are blessed."
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