Monumental crowds drawn to witness election 2012 results at USC’s Ronald Tutor Campus Center

With far more than 500 guests throughout the evening, USC's community gathered around the election night coverage on Tuesday inside the Ronald Tutor Campus Center mirroring the anticipation felt across the nation. Students on hand to experience the event echoed the youth vote indicating that apathy amongst younger voters is often over estimated….

Candidates spar in the second presidential debate: live panel of bi-partisan political experts react

The Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, welcomed members of the USC community to watch the second in a series of three live screenings of the presidential debates on campus. Immediately following the debate, a bi-partisan panel analyzed the candidate's performance. The USC Political Student Assembly, USC College Democrats, and USC College Republicans helped to arrange the panel discussion, which featured the following participants: Jim Brulte, Former California State Senate and Assembly Republican Leader Garry South, a senior democratic strategist and former senior advisor to California Governor Gray Davis Max Schwartz,…

Live presidential debate screening gathers record numbers of the USC community

Record crowds assembled at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for the election season's first presidential debate, held on October 3, 2012. The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, welcomed over 350 members of the USC community throughout the evening, the largest ever debate viewing on the USC campus….

National USC Annenberg-Los Angeles Times Poll shows presidential race in dead heat going into the conventions

Originally Posted by: USC Annenberg News on August 23, 2012 This blog first appeared on the USC Annenberg News website. In a just-released national survey leading up to the Republican National Convention, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden lead the Republican ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan by a slim margin of 48-46 among likely voters, with just 3 percent of voters undecided….