Samuels to Release Position on Redistricting at Encore Presentation of Tribeca Film Festival’s “Gerrymandering”

Redistricting Expert Richard Emery to discuss redistricting in New York

Bill Samuels, Democratic activist candidate for State Senate President and Lieutenant
Governor, will be releasing the New Roosevelt Initiative’s position on the first of Five
Pillars of Reform, redistricting reform, on Monday, May 17, 2010.

The event will feature a private encore presentation of the Tribeca Film Festival’s
“Gerrymandering” movie with an introduction by writer/director Jeff Reichert.

The screening will be preceded by a discussion on what New York State can do about
redistricting now with Richard Emery, a partner at Emery, Celli, Brinckerhoff & Abady
LLP, who was the attorney on the New York State Senate redistricting lawsuit.

The invitation is attached and more information is available at
The event will be held:
Monday, May 17, 2010
6:00PM – 9:00PM
241 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011

This event is open to the media, but attendees must RSVP to
NewRooseveltInitiative@gmail.com by Monday, May 10, 2010.


Download pdf

For Release:
Monday, May 6, 2010

For More Info:
Doug Forand: 917-733-2763

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