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Media Advisory

Students, experts will gather to watch election returns

04 February 2008

ATTENTION: Political reporters and editors

Contact: Janet Gilmore, Media Relations
(510) 642-5685 jangilmore@berkeley.edu

"Election Night at IGS," University of California, Berkeley, political science students will come together to watch televised coverage of Super Tuesday presidential primary election returns, and a panel of experts will discuss the primary with the group. The event is hosted by the university's Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS).

Tomorrow, Tuesday (Feb. 5); events begin at 4 p.m.

4 to 5 p.m. -- Mark DiCamillo, director of the Field Poll, will provide an update on last-minute polling data on the presidential primary.

5 p.m. -- Political science students and faculty will begin gathering to watch televised coverage of the election returns. This event is expected to last until approximately 11 p.m.

7 to 8 p.m. -- A panel of experts will discuss the election.

Moses Hall, room 109 (IGS library), UC Berkeley.

The panel of experts will include the following participants:

  • Debra Saunders, columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Ted Lempert, former member, California state Assembly, and political science lecturer, UC Berkeley
  • David Karol, assistant professor of political science, UC Berkeley