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For Immediate Release
Friday, Nov. 2, 2012


Experts to analyze 2012 election results during Campaign Roundup


     Rochester, Mich. – After the polls close on Nov 6, Oakland University will host a Campaign Roundup event to discuss the results of the 2012 local, state and presidential elections.

     Political practitioners, pollsters, campaign finance experts and journalists will sort through the impacts of the results, as well as what they will mean moving forward. Panelists will include Chuck Stokes from WXYZ-TV, Christy McDonald from Detroit Public Television, Rich Robinson from the Michigan Campaign Finance Institute, Bernie Porn from the polling firm EPIC-MRA and Terri Towner, assistant professor of political science at Oakland University.

     Panel members will offer keen perspectives on how campaign decisions and circumstances influenced the outcomes of the election cycle, as well as how these outcomes will impact public policy and government in the coming years.

     The event is set for 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Oakland Center Gold Rooms on the campus of Oakland University. The event is free and open to the public. For interactive and printable maps, visit oakland.edu/map. For more information, contact David Dulio at ddulio@oakland.edu.

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Oakland University is a doctoral, research-intensive university located in Oakland County, Michigan. The university has 139 bachelor's degree programs and 127 graduate degree and certificate programs. Dedicated to delivering a distinctive undergraduate experience that is complemented by the strength of its graduate offerings and research accomplishments, Oakland University is organized into the College of Arts and Sciences, the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and the Schools of Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Engineering and Computer Science, Health Sciences, Nursing and The Honors College. Visit Oakland University on the Web at oakland.edu.