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02/16/2012

Americans Elect Will Describe Its Online Presidential Nomination Process

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 Americans Elect is a nonprofit organization harnessing the power of technology to provide voters with an alternative way to nominate a presidential candidate.
 The panel will examine Americans Elect’s online nominating process and how technology and social media trends are setting the stage to give all voters a direct, unprecedented impact in the way we choose our leaders.

ROCK HILL, S.C. - On Thursday, Feb. 23, Americans Elect's Brian Findlay will participate in a panel discussion at Winthrop University entitled Americans Elect: An Alternative Presidential Nomination Process.

Byrd will be joined at the 11 a.m. event at Dina's Place by Patrice Bruneau, director of technical services at Winthrop’s Department of Computing and Information Technology; Nakia Pope, associate professor of education and assistant dean of University College; and Adolphus Belk, associate professor of political science. Kambrell Garvin, Winthrop’s student body president, will moderate the discussion.

The panel will examine Americans Elect’s online nominating process and how technology and social media trends are setting the stage to give all voters a direct, unprecedented impact in the way we choose our leaders.

Americans Elect is a nonprofit organization harnessing the power of technology to provide voters with an alternative way to nominate a presidential candidate. AE’s June nominating convention will result in a third ticket on the presidential ballot in all 50 states that transcends party lines. This November, voters won’t have to settle for just two choices.

WHEN: Thursday, February 23 at 11 a.m. EST

WHAT: Panel discussion hosted by Winthrop University's John C. West Forum on Politics and Policy and
Americans Elect: An Alternative Presidential Nomination Process

WHO: Brian Findlay, Americans Elect policy director
Patrice Bruneau, director of technical services, Winthrop University Department of Computing and Information Technology
Nakia Pope, associate professor of education and assistant dean of University College
Adolphus Belk, associate professor of political science
Kambrell Garvin, Winthrop student body president

WHERE: Dina’s Place, DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University
‪701 Oakland Avenue‬‬‬‬
‪ Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733‬‬‬‬

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to: dagny.leonard@americanselect.org‬‬

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