RSVP today for a Sept. 20th public forum entitled, “Election Matters: the State of Voting in 2016,” and learn about the complexity of voting in the U.S.
Does the Constitution guarantee the right to vote?
Are voting laws too restrictive, suppressing the vote in some communities?
Are protections against voter fraud strong enough to maintain integrity in our elections?
The forum will feature the award-winning documentary, Electoral Dysfunction airing this fall on national TV (view trailer here).
A panel discussion and audience Q&A will follow the film with Connecticut’s top election officials and leading advocates for voter access and voter integrity:
- Moderated by Victoria Bassetti, Fellow, Brennan Center for Justice and author of Electoral Dysfunction
- Michael Brandi, Executive Director, CT State Elections Enforcement Commission
- John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review and author of Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote At Risk.
- Denise Merrill, CT Secretary of the State
- Michael Waldman, President, Brennan Center for Justice and author of The Fight to Vote
The event is hosted by League of Women Voters of Greenwich,Greenwich Democratic Town Committee and the Greenwich Republican Town Committee. The event is sponsored by Greenwich Library.
Voter registration and absentee ballots will be available at the forum. Admission is free. RSVP to sheila.LWVGreenwich@gmail.
September 20, 2016, 7:00pm-9:00pm, refreshments & voter registration at 6:30pm at the Cole Auditorium at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT.
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