NYS Election Reform 2021: The Three Most Important Things


Join us for a discussion of the most critical legislative and procedural changes needed to ensure smooth election administration and voting in 2021. 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.

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Brigid Bergin, WNYC

Martin E. Connor
, Law Office of Martin E. Connor
Douglas A. Kellner
, Co-Chair NYS Board of Elections
Assembly Member Charles D. Lavine
, Chair NYS Assembly Election Law Committee
Senator Zellnor Myrie, Chair NYS Senate Election Law Committee
Franita Tolson, Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, USC Gould School of Law
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Professor of Law, Stetson University, Brennan Center Fellow 
Jorge L. Vasquez, Jr., Program Director, Power and Democracy Program, Advancement Project National Office

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

Co-Sponsoring Committee:
New York City Affairs, John Owens Jr., Chair
Government Ethics and State Affairs, Edward L. Murray, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Associations:
Advancement Project National Office
Brennan Center
Brooklyn Voters Alliance
Caribbean Attorneys Network
Center for Law & Social Justice at Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Dominican Bar Association
Generation Citizen
Hispanic National Bar Association Region II
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
League of Women Voters of New York State
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Muslim Bar Association of New York
National Bar Association Region II, Election Committee
Reinvent Albany
South Asian Bar Association of New York