On Thursday, Sept. 3, The National Press Club Journalism Institute is hosting “Election 2020: “What if?” a free virtual workshop tackling important topics surrounding the November election.
The National Press Club Journalism Institute promotes an engaged global citizenry through an independent and free press, and equips journalists with skills and standards to inform the public in ways that inspire civic engagement.
Following opening remarks by FEC commissioner Ellen Weintraub, participants will join breakout groups on one of four topics:
- Voter suppression, polling access and Election Day pandemonium led by Sylvia Albert, director of voting and elections at Common Cause
- Mail-in ballots and US Postal Service readiness led by David Becker, executive director and founder of the Center for Election Innovation & Research
- Foreign interference, led by Maria Barsallo Lynch, executive director of the Defending Digital Democracy Project
- Contested election results, led by Rick Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California at Irvine.
Professor Hasen served as an Adviser to Principles of the Law, Election Administration: Non-Precinct Voting and Resolution of Ballot-Counting Disputes, now available as an eBook.
Learn more and register for the event here.