U campus to host numerous election-related events

Here is a list of election-related events taking place at the U next week that are open to media.

U campus same-day registration and Election Vote Center
Gould Auditorium, Marriott Library, 295 S. 1500 East | Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Students, faculty and staff who reside in Salt Lake County and need to use an electronic voting machine, have misplaced or did not receive mail-in ballots or need to cast a ballot in person can do so at the campus Vote Center. In addition, the Salt Lake County Clerk Election Division is participating in the same-day registration pilot project, which means Salt Lake County residents can register and vote on Election Day at the U’s Vote Center.

Grade-school students to participate in mock election
S.J. Quinney College of Law | Tuesday, Nov. 8, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Sixth floor, Moot Courtroom 

Fifth- and sixth-graders from Salt Lake City schools who participate in the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s afterschool Kid’s Court program will role play the parts of candidates and cast ballots at the end of the exercise to select a winner in a mock election.

Election Night Watch Party
Lassonde Studios | Tuesday, Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m. | 1701 Student Life Way

Media are invited to attend the Election Night Watch Party taking place at the U’s Lassonde Studies on Tuesday, Nov. 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Hinckley Institute.

Newsmaker Breakfast
Thomas S. Monson Center | Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. | 411 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Utah Sen. Mike Lee will be the guest at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute’s monthly Newsmaker Breakfast and will share his views on what happens next for Utah and the nation following the 2016 election.

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