U.S. Embassy Official to Hold Lecture on U.S. Elections

voting-copy-640x433-1On Wednesday 26 October, 1.30 p.m., Ms Althea Cawley Murphree, Second Secretary and Vice-Consul of the US Embassy in Vilnius, will hold a lecture about the US Presidential Election 2016 at Vytautas Magnus University (52 K. Donelaičio g., Room 422).

After the lecture, the guest will hold a discussion with VMU students and other audience members. The lecture and discussion is open to the entire VMU academic community.

The U.S. Presidential Election, one of the most important political events in the world, is to take place on 8 November 2016. Two candidates were nominated by the two major U.S. political parties – the Democrats and the Republicans. The Democrat nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton is a lawyer, the 67th U.S. Secretary of State and the First Lady of the U.S in 1993-2001. The Republican candidate Donald John Trump is a businessman, investor, TV show host, writer, politician, founder of The Trump Organization and Trump Entertainment Resorts.