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ELECTION NIGHT 'WATCH PARTY' BEGINS AT 8:30 P.M.

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Posted on November 2, 2012

Wondering who will win the White House? Keeping an eye on Congress?

The Cal U community can pick the Election Night winners, then see the results as they come in, at Election Watch 2012.

The watch party begins at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Performance Center, inside the Natali Student Center.

Free pizza and soft drinks will be available, and the latest election returns will be displayed on a big-screen television.

“This may be a cliff-hanger!” says Dr. Melanie Blumberg, a professor in the Department of History and Political Science.

Blumberg will be on hand to guide informal discussions about the returns. Cal U’s campus director of the American Democracy Project, she teaches courses in The American Presidency, Political Parties and Pressure Groups, Campaign Management, and Public Opinion and Political Behavior, among other topics.           

Election Watch 2012 is sponsored by the American Democracy Project, a multi-campus initiative focused on higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy.

The nonpartisan event is open to the public. Visitor parking is available in the Vulcan Garage, off Third Street near the campus entrance.