Election day at AU
Spots on campus where you can catch the last hours of the race to the White House
America will decide on the next president on Tuesday night, bringing an end to the contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Want to see history unfold? Check out one of these AU election parties to ring in the new president with friends (and lots of snacks).
Pre-Results Panel with HDP, Global Scholars, and PPL
Letts Formal Lounge, 5:30- 7:30 p.m.
Come down to the Letts Formal Lounge before the TV punditry starts and hear from a panel of students from College Republicans, College Democrats, Young Americans for Liberty and the Roosevelt Institute. Hear their election night predictions and enjoy mocktails and snacks. Learn more about AU’s political groups, as well as make some predictions of your own. There will be door prizes, and other prizes for those with spot-on predictions. Afterwards join the Roosevelt Institute in MGC 315 to watch the results of the election unfold.
SIS Atrium, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Join SIS faculty, students and administration to watch live coverage of the news, and hang out with friends. Take goofy pictures in the photo booth and enjoy some refreshments too. This event is free and open to the public, but be sure to register for the event here, but do so fast as tickets are selling out!
College Republicans Election Night Watch Party
McDowell Formal, 9:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.
Join AU’s College Republicans for the biggest night in politics, and be sure to bring a bunch of friends, snacks and drinks to watch the election go down.
Ward Circle Building Lobby, 8:00-11:30 p.m.
Visit the Ward Circle Building to watch the election with the school that studies politics. Come down to enjoy snacks, participate in prediction games, and take pics in the photo booth. Also take part in the election scavenger hunt, and make predictions about policy for the winner’s first 100 days in office. The event is free, but be sure to register online here.
The Perch, 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Residents in Anderson and Centennial Halls are invited to watch the results of the election in the Perch. Food and prizes will be provided for those who attend, free of charge.