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NKY Forum Presentations to Touch on Current Political Issues

Are you interested in politics? The NKY Forum is celebrating the election season with two events sponsored by the Scripts Howard Center for Civic Engagement.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
With the presidential election just a year away, the campaigns are in full swing. the Iowa caucuses and the first primaries arrive just after the New Year with a string of contests to follow. Economic inequality is shaping up as a central issue. Candidates in both parties singling it out and offering their respective takes on what caused the gap and what policies should be pursued to close it. The Associated Press national political editor David Scott will discuss this and other topics that are defining the election as he offers an insider's view of the 2016 election and its candidates. To register, click here.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6:00p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Northern Kentucky University
Griffin Hall Digitorium

Presenter: David Scott, national political editor, The Associated Press

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Are young people voting?  Why or why not? Are states expanding or contracting voting rights and access? Dr. Michael McDonald of the U.S. Elections Project will speak on voting issues and trends in America, and then answer questions from the public. 

This Forum is one segment of a daylong seminar for college students; however, the McDonald/Berman segment is free and open to the public. College students interested in attending the full day can register here.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
9:00 - 10:15 AM
The METS Center
3861 Olympic Boulevard
Erlanger, KY 41018

Presenter: Dr. Michael McDonald, U.S. Elections Project

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