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14 September 2012: Embassy Hosting DVC on Key States and Races in 2012 U.S. Election
Dr. David Lublin

Dr. David Lublin

Do you have questions about the upcoming election? How does the U.S. Election process work? Which states and races should you keep your eyes on in the upcoming election?

On Friday, September 28th, the Embassy will attempt to answer these questions, with an interactive Digital Video Conference entitled "Key States and Races in the 2012 U.S. Election". Dr. David Lublin, Professor of Public Affairs at American University will speak about the American electoral system and the state of play in the upcoming 2012 American presidential and congressional elections. He will provide analysis of the campaigns, issues, and likely outcomes and policy results from the elections with an eye towards it impact on Canada.

What: "Key States and Races in the 2012 U.S. Election": An Interactive Digital Video Conference with Dr. David Lublin
When: Friday, September 28th from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Embassy of the United States of America, 490 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

To attend, you must RSVP to Alison Morris by noon on Thursday, Sept. 27th via e-mail (at or phone (613-688-5484). Please bring photo identification. Note that all visitors must follow certain security procedures, and electronic devides (including cell phones, iPods and cameras) will be checked upon arrival. Please arrive at the Embassy’s Sussex Entrance 10-15 minutes prior to the program to clear security. If you have special needs requirements, please indicate them when you RSVP. Reservations are non-transferable. Parking is available nearby in the Byward Market.

About Dr. David Lublin

Since receiving his Ph.D. from Harvard, David Lublin has authored two books, The Paradox of Representation: Racial Gerrymandering and Minority Interests in Congress and The Republican South: Democratization and Partisan Change. He is on American University's faculty of the Women and Politics Institute and a fellow of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies. For more information, see