Media advisory: Election watching at the University of Chicago

After a presidential campaign that has put a spotlight on the University of Chicago, members of the campus community will gather at numerous events Tuesday, Nov. 4, to watch election returns and support their candidates. Media interested in visiting campus and interviewing students or faculty experts should contact Bill Harms or Steve Kloehn at the News Office, 773-702-8360, or or

Events include:

  • Members of the campus community will gather at the Reynolds Club, 5706 S. UniversityAve., to watch returns from 9 a.m. until after the concession and acceptance speeches. A partysponsored by student organizations, including campus Republicans and Democrats, will begin at7 p.m., and will include games and other activities.
  • The Law Students Association will host an election party in the Law School's GreenLounge, 1111 E. 60th St., from 4 to 9 p.m.
  • John Mark Hansen, Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science, will analyze results with students in his "Electoral Politics in America" course in the Regenstein Library, 1100 E. 57th St.

Access to these events must be arranged through the News Office. For additional information about election-related events, please visit


Media Contact

Steve Kloehn
Associate Vice President for News and Public Affairs
Office of the Vice President for Communications, University Communications
(773) 702-8358

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