The Election Process: An Insider Perspective on the 2012 Election and What Will Come Next

October 4, 2012 

Expert political observers weigh in on the current election process.


Senator George LeMieux, Gunster, Attorneys at Law, served as Florida’s 34th U.S. Senator from 2009-10. He successfully passed legislation on health care fraud, export promotion, rating agency reform, small business promotion, and a treaty resolution on tactical nuclear weapons.
He served previously as Florida’s Deputy Attorney General and as the Governor’s Chief of Staff, overseeing all state agencies and operations. Senator LeMieux serves as the Chairman of the Board of Gunster law firm.

Gary Gershman, , J.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and History, and the current chair of the Legal Studies program at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at Nova Southeastern University. He earned a Ph.D. at Duke University; J.D. at Villanova University; M.A. at Duke University and a B.A. at Villanova University

Judge Robert A. Rosenberg17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush on April 28, 1999. In 2006, he was re-elected to a term that expires on January 7, 2013. Rosenberg worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida from 1980 until his appointment to the Circuit Court in 1999.  Rosenberg received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Hon. Dan Gelber, Gelber Schacter & Greenberg, Attorneys at Law, was first elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000, and in 2008, was elected to the Florida Senate. In 1992, he was appointed by then US Senator Sam Nunn to be the Democratic Chief Counsel and Staff Director for the US Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. He is also a former Assistant US Attorney and now in private practice.

MODERATOR: Antonio Fins

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