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Kimberly Nalder

Professor Kimberly Nalder discusses misinformation in American politics during a Project for an Informed Electorate lecture Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Kimberly Nalder, associate professor of government at Sacramento State, addressed the issue of “Misinformation in American Politics” at noon Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the University Union’s Redwood Room. The lecture was free and open to the public.

She offered examples relevant to the November elections.

Nalder is the founding director of the Project for an Informed Electorate, a non-partisan research group housed at Sacramento State’s Institute for Social Research.  PIE exists to help voters understand politics and government, and make informed decisions at the polls.

For more information on the lecture, call (916) 278-5737 or visit For media assistance, contact Sacramento State’s Public Affairs office (916) 278-6156.

 – Dixie Reid