UPDATE: Bipartisan Policy Center to Release New Congressional Redistricting Report Day Before Election

Report Shows Lowest Number of Competitive Seats in 40 Years

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will resume its 2012 Election Series at an event to discuss key congressional races and release a report on redistricting the day before Election Day on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 9:00AM.

The report will outline the impact of the 2012 redistricting cycle on the number of competitive seats and the make-up of the House of Representatives.

The discussion will feature two former congressmen, Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) who also served as a chair on the National Republican Congressional Committee, and Rep. Martin Frost (D-TX), who previously served as a chair on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Secretary Dan Glickman, BPC Senior Fellow and former Representative from Kansas will make introductions and John Fortier, Director of BPC's Democracy Project will moderate the panel.

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Secretary Dan Glickman (introductions)
Senior Fellow, BPC
Former Representative from Kansas

Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA)
Director of Federal Government Services, Deloitte & Touche
Former Chair, National Republican Congressional Committee

Rep. Martin Frost (D-TX)
Shareholder, Polsinelli Shugart PL
Former Chair, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

John Fortier (moderator)
Director, BPC Democracy Project

WHAT: Release of BPC's "Redistricting 2012 Report"
Panel discussion on Congressional redistricting to follow

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center
1225 Eye Street NW
Suite 1000, 10th floor
Washington, DC 20005

WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2012
9:00AM to 10:00AM

SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center