MEDIA ADVISORY: NH Politics Expert Available To Discuss National Debates
Contact:  Lori Wright
603-862-0574
UNH Media Relations
May 29, 2007


DURHAM, N.H. – Andrew Smith, associate professor of political science and director of the Survey Center at the University of New Hampshire, is available to provide perspective and analysis following two nationally televised debates held in New Hampshire June 3 and June 5.

Smith is a nationally recognized expert in presidential elections, primary politics and political polls.

The Democratic presidential candidates will debate June 3, and the Republican presidential candidates will debate June 5. Both two-hour debates will be televised live nationally on CNN and in New Hampshire on WMUR, and begin at 7 p.m.

Reporters should make arrangements in advance with Smith if interviews are sought on the evening of the debates. He can be reached at 603-862-2226 (office), 603-868-3309 (home) or andrew.smith@unh.edu.

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