October 10, 2012 — Charles Mahtesian of Politico and New College alumnus Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics will be in Sarasota to offer timely national analysis of the 2012 elections at New Topics New College on October 23, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. Joining them to provide local and statewide perspectives will be Sarasota Herald-Tribune politics writer Jeremy Wallace and New College political science professor and ABC-7 political analyst Frank Alcock.
All New Topics programs are at 5:30 p.m. at the Mildred Sainer Pavilion, New College of Florida, 5313 Bay Shore Road. Individual lectures cost $15; series price $75. For more information, contact the New College of Florida Events Hotline at 941-487-4888 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Panelists will discuss such questions as: Who will win the presidency and why? What critical races will determine control of the U.S. Senate and House? What are the issues that will shape our local and statewide elections? And what effect will this year’s elections have on the future of the Republican and Democratic parties, both nationally and statewide? This exhilarating panel discussion and audience Q&A session will explore the answers to these questions and others.
New Topics is a collaboration of the New College Foundation and New College of Florida. This dynamic community series features guest speakers discussing some of the most relevant topics of our time. New Topics media sponsors include Herald Tribune Media Group, WEDU, and SNN6. Corporate sponsors are Marriott Hotels, Mattison’s, and A New Approach Financial Planning.
A reception follows each program and provides an opportunity to meet the speakers, students and faculty.
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