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Saturday, October 6, 2012

How to be an election watchdog

Posted by on Sat, Oct 6, 2012 at 9:14 AM

Bloggers, reporters and people interested in politics are invited to "How to Be an Election Watchdog," scheduled for 11 this morning in Room 339 of the Farrison-Newton Communications Building at N.C. Central University in Durham.

Learn about major voting problems that could emerge this year, how to uncover campaign donors and "shadow money" spending and the legal basis of voting rights.

The panel includes Isela Gutierrez-Hunter of Democracy North Carolina, professor Jarvis Hall of the N.C. Central Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Change and Chris Kromm, Institute for Southern Studies executive director. a panel co-sponsored by the Institute for Southern Studies, the Campus Echo, the student newspaper of N.C. Central University; and Indy Week.

The $10 admission includes lunch and a packet of information and story ideas.

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