Bipartisan Policy Center to Discuss the Structure and Viability of the Presidential Primary System
Curtis Gans will headline this 2012 Election Series event
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will resume its 2012 Election Series this week, immediately following Super Tuesday, with a discussion of the presidential primary system on Thursday, March 8, 2012.
The event – The Presidential Primary System: How Well Does it Serve American Democracy? – will discuss the latest from the 2012 campaign trail. At the event, Curtis Gans, the nation’s leading expert on voter turnout and the former Director of American University’s Center for the Study of the American Electorate, will release his latest report on 2012 primary turnout, including data from Super Tuesday.
In addition to Gans, the discussion will feature David Norcross, former General Counsel for the Republican National Committee (RNC); The Weekly Standard’s Jay Cost; and BPC President Jason Grumet. The discussion will be moderated by John Fortier, Director of BPC’s Democracy Project.
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The event is open to press, but space is limited. If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO: Curtis Gans, former Director, Center for the Study of the American Electorate, American University David Norcross, former RNC General Counsel Jay Cost, Staff Writer, The Weekly Standard Jason Grumet, President, BPC John Fortier, Director, BPC's Democracy Project WHAT: "The Presidential Primary System: How Well Does it Serve American Democracy?" WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center 1225 Eye Street NW Suite 1000, 10th floor Washington, DC 20005 WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 2012 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
About the Bipartisan Policy Center:
Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation, and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically-balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach. For more information, please visit our website: www.bipartisanpolicy.org.
SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center