Baruch College Welcomes Political Experts to Analyze U.S. Presidential Election Results

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NEW YORK, NY- November 7, 2012 – The recent U.S. Presidential Debates offered a chance to watch the candidates present their political platforms as they seek the job of Commander-in-Chief. On Thursday, November 8, the Baruch community is invited to a panel discussion analyzing the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election results.

The panel will feature CBS Election and Polling Analyst Monika McDermott, a Fordham University Professor; Baruch Associate Professor Louis Bolce, who teaches courses on American politics and elections; and David Jones, a Baruch Political Science professor who is an expert on voting behavior and a former exit poll analyst for The New York Times. The discussion will be moderated by Thomas Halper, the chair of Baruch’s Political Science Department. Lunch will be provided.

Learn more about Baruch's Election 2012 news and information at: www.baruch.cuny.edu/election2012

WHAT: “The 2012 Elections: What Happened and Why – Plus Some Premature Predictions” Panel Discussion

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EST), Thursday, November 8

WHERE: Newman Vertical Campus Building, Room 3-160

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Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu

Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu

Celene McDermott, (646) 660-6134, Celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu