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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: th November 6 , 2012 CONTACT: Chris Bowling, 202-236-5889 (cell), chris@lunamediagroup.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Week of Election Day 2012

Non-Partisan Analysis of Role Young Voters Played on Election Day to be Released All This Week
Tufts Universitys CIRCLE to Provide Exclusive Turnout Data and Full Analysis of Election Day Youth Voting
Medford/Somerville, Mass. Throughout this week, beginning Tuesday night after the election, the preeminent, academic youth researchers at Tufts University, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), will be providing up-to-the-minute analysis and comprehensive data on the role young Americans ended up playing at the polls on Election Day. Below is a full schedule of information set to be released throughout the remainder of the week: Tuesday, November 6th (Post-Election, Around 10pm ET): Press release providing night of data detailing the share of the electorate that were young voters (29 & under) and also numbers showing young voters vote choice for President.

Wednesday, November 7th at 12noon (ET): National Press Conference Call to Release Exclusive Youth Turnout Data & Analysis of the Role Young Voters Played on Election Day. Speakers on the call will be: Heather Smith, President, Rock the Vote and Peter Levine, Director, CIRCLE. Press Dial-in: (888) 567-1602 (US & Canada) (201) 604-5049 (International) All Week: All throughout the week, CIRCLEs team of researchers and analysts are available to provide members of the media and for bookings/interviews, to provide expert, comprehensive and independent analysis and research on young voters and their role during the 2012 election.

** Press requests for CIRCLEs team of reseachers -- based in both Boston, MA and Washington, DC can be directed to: Chris Bowling, Luna Media Group, 202-236-5889 (cell), chris@lunamediagroup.com

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CIRCLE (www.civicyouth.org) is a nonpartisan, independent, academic research center that studies young people in politics and presents detailed data on young voters in all 50 states. CIRCLE was founded in 2001 with a generous gift from the Pew Charitable Trusts and is part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University. CIRCLE's reputation for reliable, independent, timely research has been hailed by experts in the field of civic partnership, such as Harvard University professor Robert Putnam who said CIRCLE has brought "the best and most serious research to one place.