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C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus to stop at College on June 12

Monday, June 04, 2012  
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Contact: Rita Elliott, 815-226-3374
Director of Communications

 

Rockford, Ill., - Rockford residents will join the thousands who have toured the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus when it stops at Rockford College on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 9 - 11 a.m., on its "Road to the White House” tour, named after C-SPAN’s signature political program.

CSPAN 2012 Tour busThe bus will be located in Parking Lot A. There is no charge to visit the Campaign 2012 bus.

The Campaign 2012 Bus travels the country to promote and enhance C-SPAN’s extensive resources and political coverage by stopping at major political events such as candidate debates and speeches in early primary states and meeting with voters on the campaign trail. Additionally, the Bus will tour state capitals, visit community events, and host students and teachers around the nation, giving them an inside look at C-SPAN’s comprehensive educational and political resources.

The C-SPAN tour is coming to Rockford in partnership with Comcast. More details from C-SPAN and Comcast are included below.


C-SPAN Contact: Jennifer Curran, 202-309-3360
Comcast Contact: Joan Sage, 815-395-8952

EXPERIENCE C-SPAN’S CAMPAIGN 2012 BUS IN ROCKFORD ON JUNE 12 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH COMCAST

The C-SPAN Bus hits the road for Campaign 2012 tour


WASHINGTON (JUNE 1, 2012) – Rockford residents will join the thousands who have toured the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus when it stops at Rockford College and LaVoz Latina on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 on its "Road to the White House” tour, named after C-SPAN’s signature political program.

The Campaign 2012 Bus travels the country to promote and enhance C-SPAN’s extensive resources and political coverage by stopping at major political events such as candidate debates and speeches in early primary states and meeting with voters on the campaign trail. Additionally, the Bus will tour state capitals, visit community events, and host students and teachers around the nation, giving them an inside look at C-SPAN’s comprehensive educational and political resources.

"With the presidential campaign heating up, this is a great time for C-SPAN to hit the road with the Campaign 2012 Bus,” said Jennifer Curran, C-SPAN Marketing Representative. "C-SPAN offers a variety of public affairs programming and resources for educators, students, first-time voters, and the general public. We hope they come on board and check out our interactive, Campaign 2012 Bus.”

Aboard the Campaign 2012 Bus, visitors will learn about the following programming and resources via HD TVs, touch screen computers, laptops, and mobile devices: 

  • C-SPAN’s Campaign 2012 website, including video of candidates and campaign events, information on key state races and the electoral college and ways to follow the social media related to the campaign
  • C-SPAN’s in-depth public affairs event coverage
  • C-SPAN’s web offerings, including archived video going back to 1987 through C-SPAN’s vast Video Library and Congressional Chronicle
  • Many ways to connect with C-SPAN including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, YouTube, XM Radio, and iPhone and Blackberry apps
  • The Rockford events are in partnership with Comcast Cable.

EVENT:

9am – 11am Rockford College, 5050 East State Street
The Bus will be parked in Lot A (first lot on the right along the drive)

1pm to 3pm LaVoz Latina, 412 Market Street
The Bus will be parked in the lot on the west side o f the building

Follow the Road to the White House with C-SPAN’s political coverage on the C-SPAN networks, C-SPAN Radio, and www.c-span.org.
About Road to the White House

Launched in 1988, C-SPAN’s signature political program, "Road to the White House,” features regular coverage of the candidates, issues and events that shape presidential politics. C-SPAN’s 2012 election Web site, www.c-span.org/Campaign2012, is a one-stop resource of presidential election coverage and includes streaming video of announcement speeches and candidate events, schedule information and related resources.

 


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