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Marquette Law School Pollster Charles Franklin to Headline Post-Election Newsmaker Luncheon

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11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Newsroom Pub
137 E. Wells St. Milwaukee WI, 53202

Charles Franklin, Professor of Law and Public Policy and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will be the featured guest at a Newsmaker Luncheon set for noon on Tuesday, November 15, hosted by the Milwaukee Press Club and

Franklin will present an analysis of the results of the November 8 mid-term election, focusing on Wisconsin’s races for governor between incumbent Gov. Tony Evers [D] and challenger Tim Michels [R]; and for U.S. Senate between incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson [R] and challenger Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes [D]. Franklin has been director of the law school poll since its inception in 2012. Since then, the poll has been recognized as the definitive source for information about public opinion in Wisconsin.

Franklin will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, to be moderated by Milwaukee Press Club President Maryann Lazarski, editorial producer for Milwaukee PBS. The event is set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St.

The media panel:
Craig Gilbert – Fellow, Marquette Law School Lubar Center for Public Policy Research
Diana Gutierrez – Anchor/Reporter, WISN 12 News
Corrinne Hess – Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Lunch Hour series is underwritten by presenting sponsor Spectrum News 1 and supporting sponsor We Energies. partners with the press club as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.

The press club’s Newsmaker Luncheons are held to inform the public about the people and issues that affect individuals and communities in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. The cost to attend is $25 for MPC members, $30 for non-members and $20 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited. Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done online at Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.

Questions? Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at or call 262-894-2224.

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