Punditpalooza with Donna Brazile and Michael Smerconish and a Star-Spangled Celebration!
October 26, 2012


Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a light-hearted look at the upcoming election followed by the Council’s popular quadrennial non-partisan political celebration and mock election!

Donna Brazile, Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation at the Democratic National Committee, former chair of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute, syndicated newspaper columnist, and on-air contributor to CNN and ABC, will join Michael Smerconish, nationally syndicated radio host, newspaper columnist, author and MSNBC contributor for a "left, right, and center" discussion at this year's Punditpalooza.

Mock Election Polling NumbersThe Star-Spangled Celebration immediately follows with a fabulous international buffet dinner, dancing, two-hour open bar and an opportunity to "buy" votes at the Council's popular mock election...a bellwether for the real thing for the past five presidential elections!

(Mock polling numbers as of October 23 show President Obama with a commanding lead. Give your candidate a boost!)

Join or upgrade your membership to Ambassador level and attend this event with a guest for free (a $250 value)!

This program is one in a series of discussions leading up to the 2012 Presidential Election.

In memory of Elizabeth Lloyd, World Affairs Council friend and co-chair of the 2008 Election Gala.

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Friday, October 26, 2012

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA

5:30 p.m. Registration
6 p.m. Punditpalooza
7:30 p.m. Star-Spangled Celebration

All options include dinner, two-hour open bar and dancing! 

Punditpalooza with preferred seating, buffet, 2 hour open bar, dancing, and 25 mock election votes: $250

Punditpalooza with general seating, buffet, 2 hour open bar, and dancing: $125

GLI, Young Professionals and students (must be under 40 years old) Punditpalooza with general seating, buffet, 2 hour open bar, and dancing: $75

Please note: Valid ID required at registration; must be over 21 to be served alcoholic beverages.

Individual members at the Cabinet ($1000) level and higher and all corporate members should register with Membership directly in order to use their benefits, which often include complimentary admission and/or special opportunities such as photos and private dinners. Please contact  Annie Chartrand (ext. 222) to inquire or RSVP.


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