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SMCRVA Presents- Gubernatorial election post-mortem: Tuesday November 17th

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Now that the arguments have been made and the votes have been cast, what worked and what didn’t? This coming Tuesday, the incredibly popular Social Media Club of Richmond (SMCRVA) presents an interesting election post-mortem featuring some inside players in the campaigns of both Bob McDonnell and Creigh Deeds.

The event will focus on particular, the role the internet and social media played in a campaign that was one of the most watched races in the country.

SMCRVA takes place Tuesday November 17th at the Science Museum of Virginia and will feature a panel discussion that includes, Tucker Martin the communications director of the McDonnell campaign and Jared Leopold, the press secretary for Creigh Deeds.

In addition to insight from Martin and Deeds, prominent Virginia political bloggers Jason Kenney and Waldo Jaquith will offer their perspective and we will hear from our political analyst Dan Palazzolo and Independent candidate for Delegate Gary Reinhardt.

Tickets for the event can be purchased here and include food and drink and a guaranteed good time.

The full details are below.. follow @SMCRVA on twitter for updates and e-mail me at rnobles@nbc12.com if you need more information.

DON’T WAIT to purchase tickets!! SMCRVA events are very popular and the tickets often sell out quick. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to see behind the curtain of the campaign for Governor of Virginia in 2009.


SMCRVA November ’09 Event

Social Media has become an important tool in political campaigns.  This month, we’re going to take a look at how Democrats, Republicans and Independents have used social media, what’s worked and what hasn’t, and what the campaign leaders see as the opportunities for the next election cycle.

On Tuesday, November 17, NBC12’s Ryan Nobles will be moderating a panel discussion.  Our panelists are:

  • Tucker Martin (Bob McDonnell Campaign)
  • Jared Leopold (Creigh Deeds Campaign)
  • Jason Kenney
  • Waldo Jaquith
  • Gary Reinhardt – Independent candidate for VA’s 63 district
  • Dan Palazzolo- University of Richmond Professor and NBC12 Political Analyst

The event will be held at the Science Museum of Virginia in the IMAX Theater with a reception. Light hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine will be served.

Registration and Networking begins at 6:00 pm

The panel discussion begins at 7:00pm

A reception will follow and will go on until 9:00pm



Written by Ryan Nobles

November 11, 2009 at 9:53 pm

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