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Deciphering the Presidential Race

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 100 Training Hill Rd Middletown CT 06457  See map

Join Professor Elvin Lim for an evening Beyond the Hype, the Pundits and the Posturing in the 2012 Race for thePresidency.


Reserve your seat today at www.MiddlesexCountyCF.org


As voters we are inundated with information from all sides: Debates, Campaign Ads, PAC Ads, Yard Signs, Door-to-Door Pollsters…Hype, Pundits, and Posturing. Yet how to navigate the clamor can often be the most frustrating part of a political race.


Elvin T. Lim,Associate Professor of Government at Wesleyan University, will examine the campaigns and offer insight into those questions and issues at the heart of “The Race to the Presidency” –



  • What issues appear to have had the most influence on voter polls?

  • What campaign strategies appear to have had the most influence?

  • What has caused the campaigns to change directions, change focus, or just change?


 


Wednesday, October 24th will mark the final lap to the voter’s booth. We invite you to join us as Professor Lim considers the issues which have led the campaign field and the surprises which may lie between the candidates andNovember 6th.


Community Foundation of Middlesex County


Cost: $20 per person


Wednesday, October 24


5:30 pm  – 7:30 pm


Chapman Hall, Middlesex Community College, Middletown


Reserve your seat today at www.MiddlesexCountyCF.org


ELVIN T. LIM is Associate Professor of Government at Wesleyan University and the author of The Anti-intellectual Presidency (OUP, 2008). He is a two-time winner of the Sara Norton prize at Oxford, where he took a First in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Politics. He is a winner of the Presidency Research Fellowship and the Founder's Award of the Presidency & Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. His research has been cited in The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Guardian, The London Times, The National Journal, The New Republic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Washington Times. His second book, The Lovers' Quarrel: The Two Foundings and American Political Development is forthcoming in 2013 (OUP).

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