Election Experience welcomes Marquette pollster
A pair of Election Experience events will bring the 2012 campaign's polling process and foreign policy issues into focus this week. The campus welcomes
Marquette University Law School's polling guru Charles Franklin later this week while UW-Parkside Political Science Professor Peggy James looks at a president's influence on world affairs--or the lack of it--during a lunch hour program today.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 3 p.m., Dr. Franklin discusses the Marquette University Law School Polls, the importance of polls to voters, and trends for the presidential election in Wisconsin. Franklin is a Visiting Professor of Law and Public Policy at Marquette.
A co-founder of pollster.com and member of the ABC News election-night analysis team he is a nationally recognized expert on statistical methods, political polling, and elections. This free program takes place in room 107 of Molinaro Hall.Today, Monday, Sept. 24, Professor James answers the question: Are presidents as influential as we think? She compares the foreign policy agendas of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and discusses presidential influence in foreign policy during the program "U.S. Foreign Policy: Would Romney be different than Obama? Does it make any difference?" That's today at noon in the Oak Room of the Student Center. Admission is free.