NCSL Webinars allow attendees to participate in meetings taking place around the world from the comfort of their desk. They are collaborative, interactive and easy to use. Most webinars will be recorded for those who are unable to attend the live meeting.
StateVote 2012: National Election Preview
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
1 p.m. ET/ Noon CT/ 11 a.m. MT/ 10 a.m. PT
More than 75 percent of America’s state legislative seats will be up for election in 2012. Will a public frustrated with political gridlock in Washington, D.C., have an impact on state legislative races this year? Our longtime election expert analyzes the political landscape and offers a preview of what to expect between now and election day.
Tim Storey is the director of legislative leaders services and legislator training at NCSL. For the last two decades, he has specialized in elections, redistricting, and legislative organization and management. He staffed NCSL's Redistricting and Elections Committee, authoring numerous articles and papers on the topics of redistricting and elections and directing NCSL's StateVote program. Born and raised in western North Carolina, he attended Mars Hill College and received his master’s degree from the Graduate School of Public Affairs of the University of Colorado. Before coming to NCSL, he worked in the news department at WLOS-TV in Asheville, North Carolina, as a reporter/photographer, and interned as an assistant to the House Appropriations chair of the North Carolina House of Representatives for the long session of 1987.
Gene Rose is executive vice president of the strategic communications firm Marmillion + Company, where he assists clients with his experience as a national media director, video producer, speechwriter and journalist. He began his career as a reporter for newspapers in Michigan and Missouri. Following that, he spent nearly 15 years with the Missouri House of Representatives, where he led the legislative chamber’s public information activities. He later directed the National Conference of State Legislatures Communications Division. Members of the National Association of Government Communicators elected Rose to a two-year term as president in 2006. He’s been recognized for writing, video, speech writing and video awards by the National Newspaper Association, the Missouri Press Association, the National Association of Government Communicators and the Telly Awards.
NCSL's Elections Home Page
Check out all of the upcoming NCSL webinars for 2012!