NYS Election Reform 2022: The 3 Most Important Things

New York City Bar
Webcast/In-Person
NYS Election Reform 2022: The 3 Most Important Things
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
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Program Fee:

Free for Members | $15 for Non-Member Lawyers | Free for Non-Lawyers


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Description:
Join us for a discussion of the most critical legislative and procedural changes needed to ensure smooth election administration and voting in 2022. Election administration and the laws and rules that govern it are among the most important building blocks of our democracy. Come hear leading legislators, election administration officials, and election law experts talk about what needs to be done this year to improve the process of voting in New York State. 


Welcome:
Sheila S. Boston
, President of the New York City Bar Association

Moderator:

Brigid Bergin, Senior Political Correspondent, WNYC & Gothamist

Speakers:
Martin E. Connor, Law Offices of Martin E. Connor, Former Minority Leader NYS Senate
Edward B. Foley, Professor, Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University; Director, Election Law @ Moritz; Ebersold Chair in Constitutional Law
Douglas A. Kellner, Co-Chair, NYS Board of Elections

Susan Lerner, Executive Director, Common Cause New York
Michael T. Morley, Sheila M. McDevitt Professor of Law, Florida State University College of Law
Senator Zellnor Myrie, Chair, NYS Senate Election Law Committee
Assembly Member Latrice Walker, Chair, NYS Assembly Election Law Committee


Sponsoring Committee:
Election Law, Katharine G. Loving, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Committees:

Government Ethics and State Affairs, Edward Murray, Chair
New York City Affairs, Jeremy Feigelson, Chair
Task Force on the Rule of Law, Stephen L. Kass, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:
Brooklyn Voters Alliance
Cmte. on Election Law & Gov't Affairs, NYS Bar Association General Practice Section 
DemocracyNYC
Generation Citizen
Hispanic National Bar Association Region II 
LatinoJustice PRLDEF 
League of Women Voters of New York State
League of Women Voters of New York City
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Muslim Bar Association of New York
National Bar Association Region II
NYPIRG
Reinvent Albany
VoteEarlyNY
Westchester County Bar Association 

 
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Where
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