On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Illinois State University’s American Democracy Project (ADP) will host Election Night Live, a watch party for the 2014 election returns. The event, which will run from 6 to 10 p.m. in room 151 of the Center for Visual Arts, is free and open to the public.
In addition to a live stream of election results, representatives from the School of Communication will be monitoring social media chatter and presenting results using their Social Media Analytics Command Center (SMACC). ADP will provide free pizza and beverages.
The American Democracy Project is dedicated to educating students on responsible civic and political engagement. Illinois State was selected along with 10 other campuses nationwide as model political engagement institutions by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in 2006 and received the national Program of Excellence Award for Political Engagement in 2011.