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The 2020 Voting Experience and Goals for Reform

Organizer: Bipartisan Policy Center

Following this unprecedented year of uncertainty, adaptation, and innovation in voting, the Bipartisan Policy Center will host election administrators, policymakers, academics, advocates, and campaigns to examine the 2020 voting experience.

Join BPC for a series of panels covering the impact of election administration reforms, ways to improve the voting experience, and securing the voting process.

Location: Webinar

The 2020 Voting Experience and Goals for Reform

Organizer: Bipartisan Policy Center

Following an unprecedented year of uncertainty, adaptation and innovation in voting 2020, the Bipartisan Policy Center will host its fourth post-presidential election cycle event bringing together election administrators, policymakers, academics, advocates and campaigns to examine the voting experience.

We will discuss the impact of election administration reforms on improving the voting experience over four years ago as well as securing the voting process. Topics to be covered include: the shifts needed for voting during a pandemic; the rise of voting by mail, the use of technology in the election ecosystem, and how it can be secured; the future of funding elections in America; how changes in election laws and litigation impacted the election; how improved data collection and analysis can further improve the administration of elections.

Location: Webinar

Amendment 1 would establish a bipartisan redistricting commission in Virginia.

Virginians: Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good

Rudensky and Li are attorneys in the Democracy Program of the Brennan Center for Justice, a progressive think tank at New York University Law School.

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How Russia used disinformation on social media to target voters

Disinformation: Remain calm and do not spread

With eight days to go until the most important election of our lifetimes, voters are being bombarded with half-truths and outright lies that may confuse the public and suppress the vote. Once again, foreign actors are seeking to disrupt our elections. The FBI recently alleged that Iran hacked into U.S. voter registration data and sent threatening, spoofed emails to voters. There is plenty of domestic misinformation and voter suppression, too — from falsehoods on the president's Twitter account to online campaigns targeting Black and Latino voters. In New Hampshire, the state Republican Party is spreading disinformation about college students' voting rights.

As tempting as it may be to retweet and rave about disinformation, that can be counterproductive. By publicly calling out false claims, we risk elevating the disinformation — and unintentionally spreading it. Instead, here are four concrete steps that the public, election officials, social media platforms and the media can take to combat disinformation.

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