What will happen on November 4 and how will the results impact Michigan?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium
7 to 8:30 p.m.

Discussion Topics

  • Will Obama or McCain win Michigan?
  • Who will be the next President?
  • What will happen in the Congressional races here in Michigan and nationally?
  • Will the Republicans win back the State House? If not, will the Democrats gain seats?
  • Which races should we be watching on election night?
  • Will the ballot proposals pass?
  • What is at stake in this election and how will the results impact us in the future?



Mark BrewerMark Brewer

Chair, Michigan Democratic Party















Charlie CainCharlie Cain

Lansing Bureau Chief, Detroit News















Ron DzwonkowskiRon Dzwonkowski

Editorial Page Editor, Detroit Free Press












Ed SarpolusEd Sarpolus

Director, Michigan Education Association Government Affairs Department
















Tom ShieldsTom Shields

President, Marketing Resource Group, Inc.















Tim SkubickTim Skubick

Senior Capitol Correspondent, WKAR

Anchor & Producer, WKAR’s Off the Record














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The Griffin Policy Forums are hosted twice yearly by the Robert and Marjorie Griffin Endowed Chair in American Government, the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Department of Political Science at Central Michigan University.

About the Griffin Endowed Chair

The Griffin Endowed Chair in American Government at Central Michigan University was established through generous gifts from alumni, faculty and friends of the university. It provides continuing support to fund the salary and associated costs of a government and public policy expert to serve as a faculty member in the Political Science department and to host twice yearly forums addressing public policy issues.

The endowment is named to recognize the significant public service and contributions of distinguished CMU alumni Robert P. and Marjorie Griffin. Robert Griffin, '47, is a former U.S. Senator, and his wife, Marjorie, '44, is a former Clarke Historical Library board member.

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